Established in the year 1955, FHRAI was sponsored by the four Regional Associations representing the Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern regions of India. The Memorandum of Association was signed by the doyens of the Industry on 15th April, 1955:

Mr. A.P. Sabavala
Mr. Maneck S. Shaw
Mr. S.W. Edwards

Mr. K. Heuer
Mr. C. Green
Ms. Geeta Sinha

Mr. M.S. Oberoi
Mr. S.S. Reen
 
Past Presidents of the Federation

The past Presidents of FHRAI have been very distinguished members of the Hospitality fraternity.  Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi, Mr. P. Ananda Rao, Mr. Ram Pershad and Mr. Ajit Kerkar have been at the helm of the affairs of FHRAI for many years. :

 

  • 1955-59           Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi
  • 1959-62           Mr. K. Heuer
  • 1962-68           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1968-69           Mr. Maneck S. Shaw
  • 1969-70           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1970-71           Mr. S.N. Singh
  • 1971-72           Mr. Ajit Kerkar
  • 1972-73           Mr. P. Ananda Rao
  • 1973-74           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1974-75           Mr. O.P. Puri
  • 1975-76           Mr. Ajit Kerkar
  • 1976-77           Mr. P. Ananda Rao
  • 1977-78           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1978-79           Mr. O.P. Puri
  • 1979-80           Mr. Ajit Kerkar
  • 1980-81           Mr. P. Ananda Rao
  • 1981-82           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1982-83           Mr. Pesi M. Shaw
  • 1983-84           Mr. H.K. Kohli
  • 1984-85           Mr. Pesi M. Shaw
  • 1985-86           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1986-87           Mr. M.S. Bharat
  • 1987-88           Mr. Ajit Kerkar
  • 1988-89           Mr. K. Balakrishna Rao
  • 1989-90           Mr. Ram Pershad
  • 1990-91           Mr. Satish Kumar
  • 1991-92           Mr. Prakash Mallik
  • 1992-93           Mr. K. Balakrishna Rao
  • 1993-94           Mr. P.L. Lamba
  • 1994-95           Mr. Rajiv Gujral
  • 1995-96           Mr. Jehangir Cama
  • 1996-97           Mr. K. Balakrishna Rao
  • 1997-98           Mr. Sushil Gupta
  • 1998-99           Mr. K.K. Mehra
  • 1999-2000       Mr. Santosh R. Shetty
  • 2000-01           Mr. M.P. Purushothaman
  • 2001-02           Mr. B.K. Gupta
  • 2002-03           Mr. S.K. Khullar
  • 2003-04           Mr. Vivek Nair
  • 2004-05           Mr. M.P. Purushothaman
  • 2005-06           Mr. Manbeer Choudhary
  • 2006-07           Mr. Rajesh Mishra
  • 2007-08           Mr. Dinesh Khanna
  • 2008-09           Mr. M.P. Purushothaman
  • 2009-10           Mr. Rajindera Kumar
  • 2010-11           Mr. Ratan Marothia
  • 2011-12           Mr. Kamlesh Barot
  • 2012-13           Mr. Vivek Nair