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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