Odisha will lease out hotels to the private players in the industry. Under the ownership of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC), the state has identified 44 properties to be leased out to private investors with experience in the field. These properties are in addition to the 33 properties that the state tourism had leased out to private businesses last year.
These 44 properties include tourist complexes, wayside amenities, tourist accommodation units spread across 24 different projects. While 30 of these properties will be leased out in packages, comprising more than one property in it, the rest will be leased out as individual properties.