New Delhi: Hospitality firm OYO on Wednesday said it will add over 3,000 employees across multiple functions in six months to fuel its next phase of growth in India.
The development is aligned with the company's commitment towards investing ₹1,400 crore by the end of 2019 in India and South Asia business, OYO said in a statement.
This is part of the company's efforts to further enhance its expansion plans, improve customer experience and ensure an increase in continued asset owner success, it added.
The employees will be recruited across multiple functions, including business development, operations, service, sales and enterprise partnerships, the statement said.
"With the addition of over 3,000 employees over the next six months (H1 2020), we are reiterating OYO's commitments towards adding value to the country's hospitality industry by continuing to provide a great experience at an affordable price to guests while building strong relationships with asset owners," OYO Hotels and Homes chief executive officer (India and South Asia) Aditya Ghosh said.
OYO is currently present across over 300 cities in India and has over 2 lakh keys as part of its chain of more than 10,000 franchised and leased hotels in the country, the statement said.
The global operations across over 80 countries and more than 800 cities are driven by over 17,000 out of which more than 9,000 employees are in India, it added.