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FHRAI Elects Mr. Garish Oberoi As President At The FHRAI 61st Annual General meeting

23 th Sep 2017


The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) at its 61st Annual General meeting on 23rd September 2017 has ellected Mr. Garish Oberoi, as President for 2017-18.

FHRAI is India’s apex body for Hotels & Restaurants and is today the third Largest Hotel & Restaurant Association in the World.

After taking over as President, FHRAI Mr.Oberoi said “It is an honour to lead this apex and oldest association of Hospitality industry. I know it is a significant commitment, but I with my team will put in our best efforts to maintain legacy of FHRAI through strengthening the role of the association as an advocate, communicator and educator of the key issues impacting the industry on a national as well as global level” 

Besides, advocacy on the challenges and issues of hospitality industry with Government, Increase in Membership base of FHRAI and making  it a one stop data centre capable of updating its members on latest developments in terms of licensing, guidelines, trends of hotels and restaurants, hospitality market research, etc is the agenda envisioned for the days to come  

A well-known personality in Uttar Pradesh’s Business community & Social circle Mr Oberoi has been in the hospitality business for the past two decades and is the partner of Hotel Uberai Anand, Uberoi Anand & Associates and Amber Restaurant, Bareilly.

He is the Hony. Treasurer of Hotel & Restaurant Association of Northern India and has held various positions in FHRAI & HRANI as President, Vice President and Hony Secretary.  In the past he has heldthe position of Director of Chandigarh Industrial & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (CITCO).

Mr.Oberoi is also the executive member of Rohilkhand Productivity council and of central U.P. Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also holds important positions in several social and education organisations of Bareilly.

Garish Oberoi is an MBA from IIFT (Delhi), ECO (Hon.) Graduate from Delhi University and “A” level from Modern School, Delhi. A  keen golfer he began his career in real estate and construction and has been in the hospitality industry for the past 25 years.

The meeting of the new FHRAI Executive Committee was held immediately after the Annual General Meeting wherein the following Office Bearers for the year 2017-18 were elected:

Honorary Secretary     : Mr. Surendra Kumar Jaiswal, Managing Director, Deep Group of Hotels

Vice-President             : Mr. K. Murali Rao, Managing Director, New Woodlands Hotels Pvt.

Vice-President             : Mr. T.S. Walia, Managing Director, Hotel Walson

Vice-President             : Mr. Dilip C. Datwani, Chairman & MD, Hotel Jayshree

Honorary Treasurer     : Mr. K. SyamaRaju, Managing Director, Hotel Maurya

Joint Hony. Secretary  : Mr. Bharat H. Malkani, Managing Director, Hotel Transit Pvt. Ltd.

Joint Hony. Secretary  : Mr. Pranav Singh, Director, Opium Bar & Restaurant


About Federation of Hotels & Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI)

(FHRAI is the apex body of the Indian hospitality industry representing hotels, restaurants and associates, spanning the length and breadth of our vast country. Founded in 1955 by the legendary hotelier Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi, the organisation has diligently built on its glorious legacy and is today recognised as the pre-eminent national voice of our industry and is also proud to have played a seminal role in shaping the growth trajectory of India's vibrant tourism sector. FHRAI enjoys the distinction of the being the third largest Hotel & Restaurant Industry Association in the world.” For further details please visit www.fhrai.com.




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