Indore, September 24, 2016: The three day annual convention hosted by one the largest hotel and restaurant associations of the world – Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) concluded today at the Amber Convention Centre. The concluding day also hosted an awards ceremony that conferred prestigious recognitions in various categories to hoteliers, restaurateurs, and several others that contribute to the hospitality sector.

The day witnessed a marked rise in participation in the business sessions from various stakeholders of the sector on Charting New Classification Standards, Maximizing Food & Beverage Revenue using Technology, Industry Challenges Concerning OTAs and Accessible India Campaign followed by an Open House and Convention Resolutions.

Deliberations on various serious issues that include GST, liquor policy for hospitality sector, FSSAI act, and investment opportunities were some of the key highlights of the Brand India convention. The Government acknowledged that tourism and hotels can bring economic prosperity and create employment, and has invited investors in the state assuring its full support.

“We thank the government authorities, hoteliers, visitors and the media for their support in our endeavour of building Brand India and in promoting it. We are very optimistic that the Governments will give due attention to our requests and sort ways for the betterment of the hospitality sector which is one of the key contributors in India’s growing economy. We are hopeful that there is speedy implementation of our recommendations before we meet for our next annual convention,” says Mr Bharat Malkani, President, FHRAI.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)