- Media Coverage
- 31 Oct 2019, The Indian Express
The Lalit Suri Hospitality School empower all genders through education
They say ‘education is the passport to the future’ but what happens when that access is denied to a few, based on their gender identity?
While there are countries like Spain, Sweden, Argentina and Canada that support the academic advancement of the transgender community, India still needs mass reforms.
But small initiatives like the one that Keshav Suri, the executive director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, recently announced, in the way of scholarships for trans students, is being seen as a landmark step towards inclusive education.
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.