The Oberoi, New Delhi Awarded Best 5 Star Deluxe Hotel in India - National Tourism Awards 2011 - 2012

Mar 18, 2013, 08:40 ET from EIH Limited (Oberoi Hotels & Resorts India)

NEW DELHI, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Luxury Hotel has Been Awarded the Prestigious National Tourism Award in the Five Star Deluxe Category

The Oberoi, New Delhi is the best five star deluxe hotel in India. In recognition of its significant contribution to tourism in the country and unremitting commitment to excellence, the luxury hotel has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award in the Best Five Star Deluxe category.

Instituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the National Tourism Awards are the most coveted awards in the Travel and Tourism industry in India and are presented annually, in various categories, acknowledging exceptional performance and contribution to promoting India as a tourist destination.

This recognition by Ministry of Tourism comes after The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur was awarded with the National Tourism Award in 2010 - 2011. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, got the National Tourism Award in its respective category for three consecutive years earlier i.e. 2004 - 2005; 2005 - 2006; 2006 - 2007.

Mr. Jay Rathore, Vice President & General Manager, The Oberoi, New Delhi, said, "It is a matter of great privilege to receive the award from the President of India. The award reflects the hotel's commitment to quality and consistent dedication to guest satisfaction."

Talking about the accolades, Mr. Rathore also said, "The honour bestowed on us has been made possible by the efforts of our highly motivated and well-trained team members. Such recognition reinforces our commitment to improve consistently, anticipate our guests needs and live upto their expectations."

Further notes to the Editor:

The Oberoi, New Delhi:

The Oberoi, New Delhi is a premier five star hotel located in the heart of the capital city of India. Reflecting the spirit of the city, the architecture and decor of the hotel is a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary sophistication catering to the needs and tastes of the discerning traveller. Located minutes away from the business, commercial and shopping districts, the luxury hotel overlooks the soothing greens of the 18-hole Delhi Golf Club and the historic 16th century tomb of Emperor Humayun. 

The hotel offers 283 well appointed guest rooms, including 31 suites. Dining at the hotel includes three award winning restaurants. 'threesixty°', the all day dining restaurant, serves contemporary world cuisine. 'Travertino' offers traditional and authentic Italian cuisine. It includes an enoteca. 'Taipan' has been consistently rated the best Chinese restaurant in the city. 'The Club Bar' is ideal for business drinks and evenings at leisure. The Oberoi Patisserie and Delicatessen is India's first exclusive gourmet food store. The 24-hour Business Centre at the hotel offers the best in up-to-date technology and luxurious appointments. Recreational options at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, indoor heated lap pool, a full service Oberoi spa and a fitness centre.

About National Tourism Awards

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India instituted the National Tourism Awards to recognise excellence in the tourism industry. The best hotels, restaurants, tour operators and travel agents are acknowledged for their outstanding performance and contribution to the hospitality and tourism industry of India. These awards are presented to those who have demonstrated consistent and unflinching commitment to quality in their categories.

Methodology of National Tourism Awards

Selection of awardees in the hotel categories are evaluated on the basis of annual revenue earned and percentage increase in numbers, foreign guests stayed, International Certification and Awards won related to service quality, security, eco-friendly measures and contribution of the hotel in promoting and conducting "Hunar Se Rozgar Programme".

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SOURCE EIH Limited (Oberoi Hotels & Resorts India)