New Delhi, 16th October, 2017: The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur has won the “National Tourism Award for the Best Hotel in 5-Star Deluxe Category”, in a glittering award ceremony held on 27th September, 2017, presided over by the Honorable President of India and the Honorable Minister of Tourism. Instituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, National Tourism Awards are the most coveted awards in the travel and tourism industry in India.
The luxury hotel, which opened in 2002, magnificently recreates the romance of the past and yet is complete in keeping with the 21st Century. Spread over 50 acres of rambling landscape on the banks of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur features courtyards and walkways, gentle rippling fountains, reflecting pools and verdant gardens. The luxury hotel offers spacious and richly appointed guestrooms with private terraces and many with swimming pools, large marble bathrooms that overlook walled courtyards, restaurants that serve traditional Rajasthani, Indian and International cuisine, a magnificent outdoor swimming pool and a luxurious Oberoi Spa. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur presents the ideal haven to indulge in rejuvenating spa therapies and participate in private yoga, meditation and Paranayam sessions with the in-house Yogacharya or a perfect base to explore the city steeped in the romance of the historical region of Mewar – the oldest living dynasty in the world.
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About The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi Udaivilas is unique amongst luxury hotels in Udaipur. It stands on the 200-year-old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar and is spread over fifty acres, which includes a twenty-acre wildlife sanctuary with deer and wild boar. It affords spectacular views across the hotel's verdant gardens and sparkling Lake Pichola. Our luxury hotel in Udaipur has an intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors that reflects the layout of Udaipur itself; whose seven lakes are linked by canals. These domes and walkways are flooded with sunlight, caressed by balmy breezes and offer magnificent views of the lake and gardens.
About The Oberoi Group
The Oberoi Group, founded in 1934, operates 32 hotels and cruisers 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.
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”.