The Hotel Corporation of India Limited is a subsidiary of Air India Limited. It was incorporated in the year 1971 and is a public limited company. The company is engaged in the primary activities of owning and operating a chain of deluxe hotels in Delhi, Mumbai, Srinagar and Rajgir. The special feature of the hotels is their location, as they are located near the airports in the cities.
Being a public sector enterprise, the aim of the venture was to provide good hospitality services to the passengers, tourists in order to boost tourism. The company also operates flight catering units in Mumbai and Delhi, catering to the needs of Air India and Indian Airlines Limited.