PRS Oberoi, Oberoi Group Chairman Emeritus and doyen of Indian hospitality, dies at 94
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, Chairman Emeritus of the Oberoi Group, passed away today. His passing is a significant loss for the hospitality industry in India and overseas.
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi aka ‘Biki’, the doyen of Indian hospitality and Chairman Emeritus of the Oberoi Group passed away this morning, November 14, Tuesday, said a spokeswoman of the Oberoi Group. He was 94 years old.
Industrialist Anand Mahindra also expressed grief over Oberoi's death, saying that his many achievements were never sufficiently recognized.
“P.R.S Oberoi passed away this morning. His many achievements were never sufficiently recognized. He made ‘Oberoi’ a global byword for the Indian luxury hospitality experience and the first to put an Indian hotel on the very top of global rankings," Anand Mahindra said.
“He also rallied the group heroically but quietly post the 26/11 attack on their Mumbai flagship. He was a class act. Period. Om Shanti," he added.
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