- Media Coverage
- 2 Sep 2019, Live Mint
Is post-Section 377 India ready for its LGBTQ+ workforce?
On a bright morning in Bengaluru last month, Uber riders woke up to find an unusual message on the company’s mobile app. “Bengaluru, today all roads lead to equal opportunity and RISE, India’s first LGBTI job fair," a pop-up said, signing off with an emoji of the rainbow flag.
Every virtual route leading to the LaLiT Ashok Hotel, which hosted RISE (Reimagining Inclusion for Social Equality), was marked with a shimmering rainbow line. A special day on India’s Pride calendar this year, 12 July was commemorated by Uber, which participated in RISE, with a special gesture.
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.