In the latest report on the tourism scene of the country, in order to fight the recent slump that had hit the tourism sector in India in the last few years, the government has come up with initiatives to give it a boost. Moreover the upcoming Commonwealth Games in the capital is also expected to see a rise in the number of tourists visiting the country. No wonder all these have resulted in a rise in the bookings in the Hotels in India. According to a 2006 report from the Tourism Ministry, there were 1,928 hotels in the country out of which 27% were five-star hotels, 7.5% were four-star and 22% were three-star. Talking about the Commonwealth Games, the capital is a hot spot for tourists this time of the season. Some of the well-known five star hotels in the capital are Inter Continental, Shangri La, Radisson, to name a few. Many of the hotels are also coming up with attractive packages to attract the guests.
A popular tourist spot in India is Agra, famous for the Taj Mahal, Mughal Emperor Shahjahan's eternal symbol of love for his deceased wife, Mumtaz. Because of the location of this seven wonder, there are various options for Hotels in Agra. Down south of the country, Bangalore, usually called the hub of IT industry in India, is in the forefront. The hotels in Bangalore come with a lot of options catering to all levels of lodgers – from five stars to affordable accommodation.