Being in the travel, food and hospitality industry when I heard about the 13th Annual International Hospitality and Travel Awards at Ashok Hotel on 27th october 2017, I was instantly interested.  I was curious to know about which hotel gets award in which category.

The event was organised by DLK Publication Pvt. Ltd. in association with Cox & King Ltd and various state tourism boards like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra , Punjab and more. Shri Alphons Kannanthanam, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Tourism was the Chief Guest of the event.

Eminent personalities like Salman Khurshid, Rajesh Khattar, Miss India 2013- Simran Ahuja were part of the panel.

My experience at 13th Annual International Hospitality and Travel Awards @ Ashok Hotel

When I reached, I saw stalls for hotels, tour operators. Huge crowd had gathered. After the arrival of panel members and worshiping lord Ganesha, awards ceremony started.

preview:13th Annual International Hospitality and Travel Awards @ Ashok Hotel

13th Annual International Hospitality and Travel Awards @ Ashok Hotel

There were many award categories in industries like Hotel, Airline, restaurant, social media influencers, travel agency and tourism board. Star performers be big or small were given recognition.


Award for “Best Luxury Hotel” Dr. Ramesh Kapur Chairman & Managing Director Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport.


Award for “BEST DMC – THAILAND (Indian Market)” Mr. Vineeth Andrew, Director Magi Holidays – Thailand

Award for “Best Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Organization” Mrs. Ravneet Kaur – IAS Chairperson & Managing Director – ITDC

In between during awards, there were performances by Singer Jaidev, fashion show and a dance performance.

Performance by Jaidev

Performance by Jaidev

Hospitality India is a prestigious magazine featuring premium hospitality brands like Atlantis the Palm, Dubai , Frasers Suites Worldwide Singapore , The Montcalm- The Shaftesbury Hotels London, Taj Group of Hotels, Oberoi Group of Hotels, Marriott International Preferred Group of Hotels, Melia Dubai Hotel, Ashok Group of Hotels, ITDC and more.

Nidhi KM



Fashion Show

Fashion Show