- Media Coverage
- 30 Jul 2018, The Hindu - Business Line
Give Me Pink
The colours must be neutral — khaki, blue, grey, white and black. The sleeves should touch the base of the hand. The hair has to be neatly combed, with every strand in place. The tie must complement the overall look. And there is no place for belts with broad buckles, ripped jeans, polka dots or bright socks.
Keshav Suri could never wrap his head around the self-imposed dress code of the corporate world — a mantra that almost ran in the blood of his business family. Breaking the code by wearing all colours and scarves to work, he remained deaf to nervous whispers about not being taken seriously for he was a queer boss.
His ascension to the hot seat that once belonged to his father Lalit, a Member of Parliament and renowned hotelier, seemed preordained. What many others around him — perhaps even Suri himself — didn’t see coming was the other task that the youngest executive director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group would have to take on: That of challenging the controversial Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in the country’s apex court.
About The LaLiT Hotels
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited is India’s largest and the fastest growing privately owned Hotel Company. The company offers Seventeen luxury hotels, with 3600 rooms in the five-star deluxe segment with eleven operational hotels and six under development/restoration (including three overseas). The operational hotels include The Lalit New Delhi, The Lalit Mumbai, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore, The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal (Kerala), The Lalit Jaipur, The Lalit Chandigarh & The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata. The Group has also forayed into mid-segment hotels under the brand – ‘The Lalit Traveller’. The first two hotels under this brand opened in Jaipur and Khajuraho with 25 more hotels planned in the next five years.