Hilton Hotels Corporation has announced it will introduce 16 Hampton by Hilton hotels in India over the next five years.

The agreement with Marigold Hospitality in India will add around 2,000 rooms to the group’s portfolio.

The hotels will be managed on behalf of Marigold Hospitality by Palm Hospitality, a member of the Palm Holdings group of businesses, Hilton says.

Marigold expects to secure initial sites in the first half of 2008, with commencement of construction works this year.

The first of the 16 Hampton hotels is scheduled to open in the next two years.

By staff writer