Capt. CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman and founder of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was conferred Hotelier India’s Lifetime Achievement Award for creating landmarks of world-class luxury around the country in the shortest period of time in the history of Indian hospitality.
The award was presented by Greg Wilson, Director of ITP Publishing before industry stalwarts and prominent personalities. ”The decision was unanimous as he is such an inspiration for the industry, bringing world-class standards together with discipline,” said S. Saikumar, Deputy Managing Director, ITP Publishing India.
“The Leela teams are the pillars of my achievements. I am proud of my family. With great humility, I accept this award on their behalf,” said Nair, who will be turning ninety years in a few months. “This award has been earned by the entire Leela family which consists of thousands of employees who work with total dedication and share our commitment to provide only the best to our guests.”