Araiya Malta Limited
Third generation hotelier Amruda Nair is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in hospitality and asset management having worked across continents in 12 countries. She is the Founder and Director of Araiya Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management company that specialises in lifestyle projects with 5 hotels operating and under development across India. E.U. based Araiya Malta operates upscale India inspired dining concepts under the flagship Naan Bar in Valletta, with expansion plans for Southern Europe. Amruda has hotels and hospitality in her DNA. From her grandfather, the late Captain C.P. Krishnan Nair, Founder of The Leela Group, she inherited a maverick streak for creating new concepts in untapped markets. Amruda continues to serve on the board of the publicly listed HLV Limited that owns and operates the luxury business hotel The Leela in Mumbai, India with 394 rooms. Amruda is the recipient of several awards including the ‘Generation Next Awards’ for Hospitality (2011) by The All-India Association of Industries and the Young Entrepreneurs Society as well as the Young FICCI Ladies Organization Women Achiever’s Award (2012). She is a part of Hotelier India’s Power List and won the Rising Star – South Asia award at the Hotel Investment Forum in 2016. An experienced board member and industry practitioner, Amruda is a regular speaker and advocate for the transformative power of tourism on the environment and community. She currently serves on multiple boards and non-profit organizations including: • Araiya Hospitality Limited, India – Director • Araiya Holdings, Malta – Director • HLV Limited, India – Director • Camphor and Allied Products Limited, India – Independent Director • Global Hotel Alliance, U.A.E – CEO Committee • Apne Aap Women’s Collective (NGO) India – Vice President & Trustee About Araiya Hotels & Resorts Araiya Hotels & Resorts is a boutique hotel management company, led by consummate hoteliers, that delivers a fully integrated approach to efficient design, operational performance and financial returns. With rapid expansion in the pipeline, Araiya is set to challenge the status quo with innovative concepts and distinctive services under its brands - Soul by Araiya, Araiya, Éssence by Araiya and Araiya Anthology. Backed by global best practices, Araiya is a tech-enabled hotel management company offering a unique, cost-effective hybrid technology platform. For more information, please visit our website at www.araiyahotels.com
See Amruda Nair speak in the following sessions:
Tuesday 20 September
16:00 - 17:30How Will You 'Lead The Change'?