Bush at Maurya Sheraton Hotel, New Delhi

Bush arrives at Delhi AirportCourtesy of  my friends at TravelPost I understand President George Bush will be spending tonight at the ITC Maurya Sheraton & Towers in New Delhi on his maiden visit to India. His entourage are taking over the entire hotel.   Le Meridien New Delhi is also seeing 100% occupancy with 87 of its 358 rooms said to be occupied by American secret service agents alone. The Shangri-La Hotel New Delhi is also doing good business, reportedly housing much of the international media.   It seems five star Delhi hotels have never had it so good!

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  1. […] A couple of days ago I blogged about how President Bush’s visit to New Delhi was resulting in 100% occupancy for all of the city’s five star hotels. Today I learned more about what a Presidential visit entails and discovered that, according to the Indian media, 17 dogs belonging to the K-9 squad of the US Secret Service have also been put up at top Delhi Sheraton and Le Meridien hotels. The German Shepherds and Labradors are reportedly staying in rooms which cost more than $200 a night. Apparently, and I’m not sure if I’m just having my leg pulled here, but the dogs are said to hold military ranks including sergeant major, first, second, third and fourth lieutenant. Possibly related posts: […]

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