Mr. Lalit Suri – Founder, Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Hotels Ltd. was a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. A widely respected and highly regarded figure amongst the Indian & international business community, he was acknowledged for his dynamism, foresight and forward thinking.
He was a sitting Member of Parliament of the Rajya Sabha and was elected for the second term to the Upper House of the Indian Parliament in May, 2004.
Mr. Lalit Suri’s contributions to the Indian Tourism industry are well documented and he took it upon himself to further the cause of the industry, as a Global Executive Committee member of the renowned World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Honorary Chairman of the WTTC – India Initiative; the Chairman of the FICCI Tourism Committee (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and founder member of Hotel Association of India, a premier Hotel body of the country and also it’s President.
Under his stewardship, Bharat Hotels became one of the country’s largest privately owned and fastest growing Chain of hotels.