New Delhi, Jan 20: Anil Madhok, managing director of Sarovar Hotels, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in India, has been felicitated with the Hall of Fame Award by Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI).
The award recognized Madhok’s “enormous experience and expertise in hotel conceptualization and operations”, a statement said.
The HIFI Hall of Fame Award is presented to an individual in the hospitality industry who exemplifies outstanding business practices, leadership, and achievements, both professionally and personally. These are amongst the most trusted industry awards, worked with a jury of well known and seasoned hospitality professionals.
Madhok is a veteran hotelier whose professional career of over four decades encompasses all segments of the industry. He began his career as a management trainee with Oberoi Hotels in 1966, prior to setting up Sarovar Hotels and Resorts in 1994.
“Over the years, the hotel management company has grown from strength to strength, with an enviable domestic presence of over 60 hotels across 40 destinations today. The company also operates 2 hotels in East Africa.
“Another 20 projects are at various stages of development and the company aims to be a 100-hotel chain by 2020. Sarovar Hotels today stands on its own merit, well recognized in the industry for efficiency and delivery of top-line and bottom-line revenues,” the statement said.
Madhok “has successfully carved a niche for Sarovar Hotels in the Indian hospitality space and has propelled the group to the forefront of the mid-market hotel segment in the country. He is recognized as a distinguished hotelier in the Indian hospitality industry. He also received the Hotelier India Lifetime Achievement Award last year”, the statement added.
–Indo-Asian News Serivce