Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) At a glittering event in this suburb of the national capital, Anil Madhok, managing director of Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. was felicitated with the much coveted lifetime achievement award at the Hotelier India Awards that celebrate excellence in the hospitality industry
The award recognized Madhok's "enormous experience and expertise in hotel conceptualization and operations", a statement said.
Madhok started his career with Oberoi Hotels. After a long association of three decades, he turned entrepreneur and setup Sarovar Hotels in 1994. Over the years the hotel management company has grown from strength to strength, with a enviable domestic presence of 60 hotels across 40 destinations today.
The company also operates three 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", the statement added.