Cyber Smart CIO Award to HRH Group of Hotels

The prestigious  ‘Amity University – Delhi NCR’ has selected ‘HRH Group of Hotels’ for ‘Cyber Smart CIO Award’ in which they had conducted surveys and asked for case study submission to evaluate awareness level and thoughts on best Information/Cyber Security practices from participants across India. Reached to thousands of participants and then finally 50+ Organizations have been selected for this honour.

Cyber Smart CIO Award to HRH Group of Hotels – Udaipur – India

The Organizer ‘Cyborg Cyber Forensics and Information Security Group (CCFIS)’ is a Research Organization started at Amity Innovation Incubator, (Supported by DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI) by Amity Education Group and is founded on the core belief that Cyber security is a growing concern worldwide because of huge involvement of Information Technology in our personal life as well as in business world.

In a grand function at The Auditorium, Amity University Noida , Delhi NCR on 22/Jan/2016 the award ‘Cyber Smart CIO’ was presented to representative of HRH Group Mr Vijay Choudhary, Head IT by honourable Dr. Aseem Chauhan, The Chancellor Amity University.  The grand function was graced by Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan the founder President, distinguished Professors, Cyber Forensics Experts, industry leaders and district administration.

World Living Heritage Festival to be held in Udaipur from March 13-16, 2014

The Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, Udaipur will organise the second edition of the World Living Heritage Festival (WLHF) 2014, from March 13 to 16, in association with UNESCO New Delhi. The Festival is conceputalised by Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar, the 76th custodian of the Mewar dynasty in Udaipur. He said, “Our heritage is something that each one of us is proud of. It is not enough to just say it but also take a step towards preserving it for generations that follow. We believe in the concept of ‘Living Heritage’, which is our guiding light. The World Living Heritage Festival 2014 is a step in this direction. We are optimistic this event will prompt the participants and attendees both to take up the cause of heritage conservation.”

World Living Heritage Festival 2014

On the occasion of the Festival, an International Conference will take place  on March 13th and 14th to debate ‘How a City can Promote the Living Heritage’’ with the participation of several experts from India and abroad.

The Festival celebrates the many colours of life and the various shades of cultural diversity which the Mewar region has to offer.  Within the setting of the Udaipur City Palace, this four-day-long Festival will feature photo exhibitions, panel discussions, a book launch, sound and light show, etc. The Holika Dahan, marking the spring festival of Holi and a musical concert will bring a colourful closure to the event.

The event will bring together experts from India and abroad to debate the key questions to inspire the future action plan for Udaipur. These questions are:  How to mobilise the communities of heritage bearers and ensure their livelihood?, How spatial planning of the city can promote the living heritage?, What is the linkage between city space and communal harmony?, How to plan a holistic promotion of culture and heritage using the entire city space as a backdrop?

The speakers invited for the Festival include NGOs namely Barefoot College, Digital Empowerment Foundation and banglanatak dot com  as well as experts including Minja Yang, President & Professor at Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, KU/ Leuven (Belgium); Kai Weise, Conservation Architect (Nepal) ; Ravi Gundu Rao, Conservation Architect,  Dr. Ravina Aggarwal, Ford Foundation; Dr Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya, Malaviya Centre for Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University and Mary McCarthy, Director of the National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland.   The HRH Group of Hotels is the hospitality partner for WHLF – 2014.

HRH Group of Hotels diversifying into IT with Business Software Services

Launches Information Technology Company (HRH InfoTech) for Hospitality, Healthcare, Education and Leisure Industry

HRH Group of Hotels, India’s only chain of Heritage Palace-Hotels and Resorts under private ownership announced the launch of its new line of business (LOB) in the Information Technology segment. This segment will offer Software & IT Services to Hotels, Museums, Educational Institutions, Healthcare and Leisure industry globally.  Having multiple years of experience and a dedicated team of IT professionals combining inherited domain expertise from the parent group; a four decade old conglomerate that runs end-to-end hospitality business, HRH Group of Hotels has now decided to enter into the Software and IT Services market to serve Large and Small-Medium-Enterprises (SME) in the above segments. This venture is  being mentored by Mr. Ajay K. Dhir, Chairman and Founder, Oranda Global, APAC (Asia Pacific) CXO Forum and MENA (Mid East and Africa) CXO Forum for Strategy, Branding, Talent, Processes etc. and to create reach and visibility for its Software products & services in India as well as Asia Pacific & MENA region.

In the recent past, the competence of HRH  IT Division has been endorsed by various technological platforms as a winner of various awards including “CIO Asia-100” at Singapore, “CIO Leader – APAC CXO Forum” at Bangkok, EDGE Awards – Information Week,  etc. It has gained magnificent attention of international and national, technology as well as hospitality industry media.


According to Mr. Vijay Choudhary, Head of IT, “HRH Group of Hotels, with its dedicated team of I.T. professionals, has developed world class IT solutions in- house, for various verticals of the industry. The innovation is based on what the industry needs and is a driving force for creating better presence in respective markets to serve. With the vision of our Chairman Shriji Arvind Singh ji Mewar, we are always focused on understanding critical aspects of the business and its pain areas, and then fix it using technology solutions as a key driver.”

“We plan to diversify with our foray into software and IT services especially to serve Hospitality, Leisure, Travel, Tourism & Education industries for their different needs of process automation and achieving greater agility in their businesses. The domains would cover Hotel Management System, Central Reservations System, eCRM & Sales Force Automation, Human Resources Information System, Museum Management System and School Management System etc. As the global economy is opening doors for many more markets to serve, where industry really needs high quality and domain specific agile solutions, which should support business and align technology with business objective,  our solution’s USP would be Software Solutions – by the hospitality industry, for the hospitality industry; we understand your business software requirements better !” continues Mr. Choudhary.

On this auspicious occasion, Shriji Arvind Singh ji Mewar, Chairman and Managing Director of HRH Group of Hotels has also inaugurated the company’s exclusive website  and wished the team of HRH InfoTech a grand success.

Mr. Ajay K. Dhir, Chairman & Founder, Oranda Global, APAC CXO Forum and MENA CXO Forum says – “It is an honour and a matter of real pride for me to be associated with HRH Group as a mentor and advisor in this path-breaking initiative of transformation of an in-house IT Department into a Strategic Business Unit, serving the needs of the Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, Travel and Leisure Industry, globally. In the times to come, HRH InfoTech will be a force to reckon with and we shall make it the preferred choice for the discerning customer globally”.


HRH Group of Hotels receives Annual prestigious ‘CIO-Asia-100’ award

The I.T. projects of HRH Group of Hotels have been listed in top 100 Asian companies’ I.T. project index of 2013 and declared as ‘CIO 100 HONOUREE 2013’. It marked the presence in CIO-Asia’s annual index of Asia’s top performing enterprise users of IT. The index is maintained by ‘CIO-Asia’ magazine annually and published by ‘Fairfax Business Media, Singapore’.

Annual prestigious ‘CIO-Asia-100’ award!

This index highlights top 100 enterprises and organizations of Asia that have excelled through creative and innovative IT projects in the past year. Companies are listed as CIO 100 only if they have added extraordinary value to the stakeholders and customers through IT systems and innovative projects. This is the highest honour presented to any enterprise for IT implementation in the Asian region & panel of jury includes senior leaders of the industry and the University Professors of Information Technology from various Asian countries. This year ‘Roll of Honors’ of CIO-Asia-100 index recognized representatives from more than 12 Asian countries. Few of them are from India, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, UAE, Macau etc…

Mr. T.C. Seow Editor of CIO Asia magazine, Fairfax Business Media presented this prestigious award to Mr. Vijay Choudhary, Head IT, HRH Group of Hotels in a grand ceremony at the Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore on March 13, 2013. In Mr. Seow words, the entries to this year’s CIO 100 list has set an extremely high standard in terms of breadth and depth of implementation. Focus on enhanced customer experience acts as a guiding principle behind IT initiatives. Mr. Choudhary had accepted the award in Singapore while acknowledging team work of IT department at HRH Group of Hotels.