PRS Oberoi, Iconic Hospitality Leader Passes Away

Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, the influential figure in Indian hospitality and Chairman Emeritus of the Oberoi Group, passed away on the morning of November 14, leaving behind a legacy of unparalleled hospitality.

As the former executive chairman of EIH Limited, the flagship of The Oberoi Group, he is recognized as a man who revolutionized the landscape of the hotel industry in India. In addition to providing leadership for the management of luxury hotels in several countries, Oberoi has been instrumental in pioneering the development of Oberoi Hotels and Resorts. As highlighted on its website, the Oberoi brand has come to represent ‘fine luxury hotels.’

PRS Oberoi was bestowed with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian honour, in January 2008. The International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) conferred him with the Lifetime Achievement Award in December 2012 as a global recognition of his exceptional leadership, vision and contribution to develop The Oberoi Group as one of the world's leading luxury hotel chains.


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