NO Category Name Segment Runner up Winner
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Vinay Singh -The St. Regis Mumbai
1 Sales/Revenue Person of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Rohit Chopra -Lemon Tree Hotel, Whitefield
  Economy to Budget P. Eleazar Prakash - Red Fox Hotel, Hyderabad
 
2 Unsung Hero of the Year   Rajesh Tavalla -Lemon Tree Hotel, Chennai
  Devender Singh -Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi
Luxury to Upper Upscale Sharad Dixit -Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway
Achat Sabina Yadava -The Oberoi, Amarvilas
Shilpi Khanna - JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
3 Housekeeper of the Year Upscale to Mid Market Deepak Pulavarti -IBIS & Novotel Bengaluru Techparkld
  Economy to Budget Preethi Javvaji -Courtyard Mumbai International Airport
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Indrani Gupta -The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
4 Director of rooms Upscale to Mid Market   1) Vinayak Trivedi -Hotel Fairfield by Marriott, Rajajinagar
2) Ashwin Sunil Vaidya -Courtyard By Marriott and Fairfield By Marriott Bengaluru
  Economy to Budget Vikrant Verma -Red Fox Hotel Delhi Airport
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Abdul Kareem -THE LEELA PALACE CHENNAI
5 Procurement Manager of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Biruvaraj Lakshmanan -Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park
  Economy to Budget Vijayanand Thantri -Intellistay Hotels - Mango Hotels
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Janine Fernandez -Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel Lakeside Chalet – Mumbai, Marriott Executive Apartments
6 HR Manager of the Year
Upscale to Mid Market   1) Bhavani Mani Shankar Dutta -Novotel IBIS Chennai Sipcot / OMR
2) Pradeep Ghorphade M. -Courtyard By Marriott and Fairfield By Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road
  Economy to Budget Gautam Ahlawat -Red Fox Hotel, Delhi Airport
Luxury to Upper Upscale Chef Neeraj Tyagi -Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi Chef Satbir Bakshi -The Oberoi, Mumbai
7 Chef of the Year Upscale to Mid Market VASU VENKAT REDDY -Lemon Tree Premier, Delhi Airport Sandeep Kumar -Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park
8 Spa / Fitness person of the year Luxury to Upper Upscale   Mahima Sharma -JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Vinay Dimri -JW Marriott Bengaluru
9 Laundry Person of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Kamaldeep Singh -Trident, Chennai
Luxury to Upper Upscale Pinky Padmaraj -The Oberoi, Bengaluru Nidhi Verma -The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences
10 PR Person of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Divya Agha -The Lemon Tree Hotel Company
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Gaurav Walimbe -Wildflower Hall, Shimla
11 Chief engineer of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Nayaz Ahmed -Keys Hotel, Whitefield, Bengaluru
  Economy to Budget Somanath Biradar -IBIS Bengaluru
Luxury to Upper Upscale Hitesh Sangwan -THE LEELA PALACE CHENNAI Akanksha Lamba -The Oberoi, Gurgaon
12 Food & Beverage manager of the Year Upscale to Mid Market Utsav Garg -Lemon Tree Premier, Delhi Airport Harleen Singh Rawal -Le Meridien Gurgaon
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Abhishekh Menon -ITC Maratha, Mumbai
13 Front Office Manager of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Nitesh Kapur -Le Meridien Gurgaon
Rajiv Sas -Fortune Select Excalibur,Gurgaon
  Economy to Budget Ashutosh -OYO Flagship Paharganj Aswathy Hari H V -Keys Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Arindam Banerjee -The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
14 IT Person of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Arijit Sarkar -Radission Blu Dwarka, Delhi
  Economy to Budget Prashant Kumar Vatsa -IBIS Delhi Airport
Luxury to Upper Upscale   Saadhvi Mehra -Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway
15 Marketing Person of the Year Upscale to Mid Market   Imran Ahmad -The Lemon Tree Hotel Company
  Economy to Budget Gaurish Dhareshwar -Ginger Corporate Office
16 Project manager of the Year Economy to Budget   SUYASH KUMAR WASNIK -Ibis Hitech City Hyderabad & Ibis Styles Calangute Goa
Luxury to Upper Upscale Michel Koopman -The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences Saeid Heidari -JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
17 General Manager of the Year Upscale to Mid Market Perkin Rocha -Lemon Tree Premier, Delhi Airport Gaurav Singh -Courtyard By Marriott and Fairfield By Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road
  Economy to Budget Ashish Kumar Singh -Ginger Hotel Noida, Uttar Pradesh Arif Asmath -Ginger Hotel Bhubaneswar
18 Hall of fame   Dipak Haksar - ITC Hotels
19 Editor's Choice Award: Project Person of the Year   1) Prem Thakur -Marriott International – Area Office
2) Vibhav Tomar
20 Editor's Choice Award: Sustainability Person of the Year   Shruti Shibulal Promoter & Director at The Tamara
21 Lifetime Achievement of the Year   KB Kachru - Carlson Rezidor and Anil Bhandari, former Chairman and MD, ITDC
22 Excellence in Leadership Award   Rajeev Menon - Marriott International
23 Pan-Asian Chef of the Year 2016 Award   Chef Vikramjit Roy - Tian, ITC Maurya New Delhi

HOTELIER INDIA AWARDS 2016