THE OBEROI GROUP
BLAZE TO BRILLIANCE
The Oberoi Group’s foundation dates back to 1934 when Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi, the founder chairman of the group, bought two distinctive properties from the Britishers – The Clarke’s in Delhi and The Clarke’s in Shimla. In the following years, the Oberoi Group continued the expansion in India as well as abroad. Growing up from the humble beginnings, in 1943 Mohan Singh Oberoi became the first Indian to own what was the country’s largest upmarket hotel chain, Associated Hotels of India, along with properties throughout the former British India, including the Cecil, which the Oberoi group still owns.
- The Oberoi Group established The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development in New Delhi, 1966
- The Oberoi Group was ranked as the best hotel chain outside United States in 2007, and as the best hotel chain outside United Kingdom in 2008
- Mohan Singh Oberoi, the founder, became the fi rst Indian to own what was the country’s largest upmarket hotel chain, Associated Hotels of India
- The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra and The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, has been ranked as 4th, 5th and 13th best hotels in the world
The Oberoi Group’s Trident hotels are five-star hotels which have established a reputation for excellence and are acknowledged for offering quality and value. Combine state-of-the-art facilities with dependable service in a caring environment, the Oberoi Group has always presented an ideal choice for business and leisure travellers. The Group’s commitment to excellence, attention to detail and personalised service has ensured a loyal list of guests and accolades in the worldwide hospitality industry.
ENGAGEMENT THAT ENTHRALS
The Oberoi hotels and resorts have received innumerable awards and accolades including being ranked as the best hotel chain outside United States in 2007 and the best hotel chain outside the United Kingdom in 2008.
It also abides by the best environmental and ecological practices in technology, equipment and operational processes. Being a keen contributor to the conservation of nature and cultural heritage, the Group also supports philanthropic activities.
In 2012, The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore, was ranked amongst the top 15 resorts in Asia by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller, USA. In addition to this, The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra and The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur has been ranked as 4th, 5th and 13th best hotels in the world.
Back in 1966, realising the importance of quality training in hospitality management, the Oberoi Group established The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development in New Delhi. As of now, the institution is considered to be amongst the best in Asia with approximately 100 students graduating every year.
The group believes in the highest level of ethical, intellectual, financial and moral conduct. It exemplifies care for the customer through anticipation of need, attention to detail and respect for privacy.
The group is distinctively recognised for its highly motivated and welltrained staff that provides exceptionally attentive, personalised and warm service. Moreover, the group’s luxury hotels have established a reputation for redefining the paradigm of luxury and excellence in service amongst leisure hotels around the world.
The Oberoi Group has registered its presence in six countries under the luxuriant ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brand. Moreover, it is also engaged in flight catering, airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters.