Mr Kapil Chopra has been appointed as President, The Oberoi Group. Mr. Chopra will be responsible for all The Oberoi and Trident Hotels in India.
An alumni of The Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development (OCLD), Mr. Chopra's experience as a hotelier spans over 19 years. Most recently, Mr. Chopra was the Executive Vice President of the Group and was instrumental in opening the two flagship properties - The Oberoi and Trident in Gurgaon. Mr. Chopra was also voted "Hotelier of the year" by Hindustan Times in 2012.
The Oberoi Group was voted 'World's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand' by the World Travel Awards in 2012. Furthermore, under Mr. Chopra's leadership, The Oberoi, Gurgaon was voted 'World's Leading Luxury Hotel' by the World Travel Awards for the second consecutive year in 2012. The Oberoi, Gurgaon was also awarded 'Best Hotel for Business in India' by Condé Nast Traveller, India, Readers' Travel Awards 2012.
Apart from being an hotelier, Mr. Chopra is an avid collector of Indian contemporary art and writes regularly for various national and international publications. He also writes a blog on Indian art - indianarti nvest.blogspot.in. Mr. Chopra has also founded the country's first e-magazine on art called 'The Wall'.
The Oberoi Group, founded in 1934, operates 29 hotels, a Nile Cruiser and a Motor Vessel in the backwaters of Kerala under the luxury 'Oberoi' and five-star 'Trident' brands in India, Egypt, Mauritius, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. The Group is also engaged in flight catering, managing airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters.
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