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Should focus of India's hotel room shortage be top-end?

6 June 2014 Last updated at 13:38 BST

India's government says the country is short of more than 100,000 hotel rooms - and that is just for current needs.

With foreign tourism alone expected to jump 8% by 2020, demand is becoming evermore pressing.

But is the focus on new five-star properties the way forward?

Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.

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