U.S., Feb. 14 -- Sustainabilty , carrying capacity, and use of local talent and materials, along with deploying the right technology are essential requirements for hospitality and tourism.

This was emphasized by Anil Bhandari, industry veteran,

while speaking as chief guest on February 14 at the 10th India International

Hotel Travel and Tourism Research Conference organized in New Delhi by the

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology.

The former head of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC),

who now is chairman of AB Smart Concepts, said that there was no need to copy

the west and even the greeting should be Namaste, instead of Good Morning.

Giving examples of his own work, Bhandari pointe...