The Hotel And Restaurant Association (Western India) – HRAWI is deeply saddened by the passing of PRS Oberoi, the Executive Chairman of the Oberoi Group. His recent demise marks a significant loss to the hospitality industry, where his legacy of excellence and visionary leadership has left an indelible mark. Fondly known as Biki, Mr Oberoi played an instrumental role in steering the Oberoi Group to become one of India’s leading hospitality chains. Under his guidance, the Oberoi Group expanded its footprint, setting unmatched standards in luxury and service across the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and Trident brands.
“The hospitality industry mourns the loss of a stalwart, PRS Oberoi. His vision and dedication have not only shaped the Oberoi Group into an epitome of luxury but have also set benchmarks for excellence that reverberate across the industry. His visionary leadership, commitment to quality and tireless efforts to provide guests with unparalleled experiences have not only elevated the Oberoi Group but have also contributed significantly to shaping the hospitality landscape in India,” says Pradeep Shetty, President, HRAWI.
PRS Oberoi’s commitment to impeccable service and unwavering dedication to guest satisfaction propelled the Oberoi Group to earn global acclaim, positioning it among the finest luxury hotel chains worldwide.
“Oberoi’s legacy as a leader in the hospitality sector will continue to inspire generations to come. The Oberoi family’s contribution to raising the standards of hospitality in India and globally is immeasurable. His father, the legendary hotelier Mr Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi, founded the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) in 1955, a cornerstone in the industry’s history. The Association has since diligently built on its rich legacy and is privileged to have played a seminal role in supporting the vibrant growth of India’s tourism sector. HRAWI extends its heartfelt condolences to the Oberoi family, the Oberoi Group and the entire hospitality community during this time of profound loss,” concludes Shetty.