About Us


The Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India, often known by the acronym, FHRAI, is the Apex Body of the four Regional Associations representing the Hospitality Industry. THE FHRAI is the 3rd largest Hotel & Restaurant Association in the world, which provides an interface between the Hospitality Industry, Political Leadership, Academics, International Associations and other Stake Holders. FHRAI is committed to promote and protect the interests of the Hospitality Industry. FHRAI is committed to the progress of the Industry through the various activities like education and training, research and publication, Annual Convention to promote interaction with Government officials, political leaders and stake holders of the Industry. FHRAI is managed by the Executive Committee headed by the elected President having a tenure of one year. The Executive Committee comprises of members from the four Regional Associations. The day-to-day business is conducted by the Secretariat headed by the Secretary General.
Regional Association
Executive Committee

Member of Honour

Ajit Kerkar

Mr. Ajit B. Kerkar

Chairman, Tulip Star Hotels Ltd
'Chandramukhi', Basement
Nariman Point Mumbai - 400 021
Tel.: (022) 22855936 /37
Fax: (022) 22817132
E-mail: abkerkar@vsnl.com

Executive Committee Members

Gurbaxish Singh Kohli

Mr. Gurbaxish Singh Kohli

EC Member- FHRAI
Jt. Managing Director
Pritam Group of Hotel
Dharamputra Kohinoor Road Dadar East Mumbai-400014
Tel.: (022) 43449999/43449981
E-mail: vp@fhrai.com
K Nagaraju

Mr. K. Nagaraju

EC Member- FHRAI
Radisson Blu Atria
No.1, Palace Road Bangalore - 560 001
Tel.: (080) 22205205
E-mail: knr@rdbengaluru.com
Surendra Kumar Jaiswal

Mr. Surendra Kumar Jaiswal

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
Deep Group of Hotels
12/47, Cantt Road Lucknow -226001
Tel.: (0522) 2237247-8
E-mail: ramadaplazalucknow@gmail.com
DVS Somaraju

Mr. DVS Somaraju

EC Member- FHRAI
Executive Director
Katriya Hotel & Towers
No. 8, Somajiguda Raj Bhavan Road Hyderabad-500082
Tel.: (040) 23325678
E-mail: ed@katriyahotel.com
Pradeep Shetty

Mr. Pradeep Shetty

EC Member- FHRAI
Maharaja Foods & Restaurants
Supremo Centre, Next to Matoshree Club Jogeshwari Vikroli Link Road,Andheri (E ) Mumbai 400093
Tel.: (022) 65515401-10
E-mail: pradeep@maharajaessence.com
M Venkadasubbu

Dr. M. Venkadasubbu

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
Hotel Darling Residency
11/8, Anna Salai, Vellore - 632 001 Tamil Nadu
Tel.: (01416) 4202006
E-mail: venkadasubbu@hotmail.com
Sudesh Kumar Poddar

Mr. Sudesh Kumar Poddar

EC Member- FHRAI
Manthan Restaurant
3, Waterloo Street Kolkata - 700 069
Tel.: (033) 22489577
T S Walia

Mr. T. S. Walia

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
Hotel Walson
5A, Sudder Street Kolkata - 700 016
Tel.: (033) 22523448 /1512
E-mail: tsw@walson.in
Pranav Singh

Mr. Pranav Singh

EC Member- FHRAI
Opium Bar & Restaurant
J-2, Block-GP, Sector-V Salt Lake City Kolkata-700091
Tel.: (033) 23577641
E-mail: jainlink.pranav@gmail.com
Ashoke Singh

Mr. Ashoke Singh

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
A.V. Hotel Pvt. Ltd.
1 Shambhu Mullick Lane Kolkata - 700 007
Tel.: (033) 22687741 /46 /48 /49
E-mail: ashokesingh7@gmail.com
Vijay Dewan

Mr. Vijay Dewan

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
The Park
17, Park Street Kolkata-700016
Tel.: (033) 22499000
E-mail: vdewan@theparkhotels.com
Nitin Shivji Kothari

Mr. Nitin Shivji Kothari

EC Member- FHRAI
Peter Cat Restaurant
18 J & M Park Street Kolkata- 700016
Tel.: (033) 22298841, 22172942
E-mail: nitinshivjikothari@gmail.com
Nirav Gandhi

Mr. Nirav Gandhi

EC Member- FHRAI
Hotel Express Towers
R.C. Dutt Road Vadodara 390 007
Tel.: (0265) 3055000
E-mail: nirav@expressworld.com
Sherry Bhatia

Mr. Sherry Bhatia

EC Member- FHRAI
Hotel Golden Swan
7th Road Santacruz (E) Mumbai – 400055
Tel.: (022) 26103021/ 22/ 33
E-mail: skb9955@gmail.com
Paramjit Singh Ghai

Mr. Paramjit Singh Ghai

EC Member- FHRAI
Hotel Singhs International
Rajkutir, 3RD Road Khar (West) Mumbai – 400052
Tel.: (022) 26000162
E-mail: paramjitghai@hotmail.com
Amarvir Singh

Mr. Amarvir Singh

EC Member- FHRAI
Hotel Natraj
Clock Tower, Katchery Road Ludhiana- Punjab
Tel.: (0161)2740284
E-mail: amar_indian143@yahoo.com
Maharaj Kumar Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar

Maharaj Kumar Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar

EC Member- FHRAI
Executive Director
Fateh Prakash Hotel
Historic Resort Hotels Pvt. Ltd The Palace Udaipur -313001
Tel.: (0294) 2528016-19
E-mail: lakshyarajsingh.mewar@eternalmewar.in
Vinod Gulati

Mr. Vinod Gulati

EC Member- FHRAI
Managing Director
Gulati Restaurant
6 Pandara Road Market New Delhi- 110001
Tel.: (011) 41719121
E-mail: gulatihospitality@gmail.com
Vineet Taing

Mr. Vineet Taing

EC Member- FHRAI
Vatika Hotels (P) Ltd
Vatika Triangle, 7th Floor Sushant Lok, Ph-I, MG Road, Gurgaon
Tel.: (0124) 4177721
E-mail: vineettaing@vatikagroup.com

Co-Opted E.C. Member

Param Kannampilly

Mr. Param Kannampilly

Co-opted EC Member- FHRAI
Chairman & Managing Director
Concept Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
704, Raylon Arcade, Kondivita Andheri (E) Mumbai - 400059
Tel.: (022) 42637777
E-mail: kpk@concepthospitality.com