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The inception of the Lords group of hotels was in the year of 2008, and this year, 2018 marks the first of many decades of majestic and an ever growing list of hospitality destinations to serve travellers from all over the world.
Today we are the largest chain in the state of Gujarat, one of the fastest growing mid segment hotel chain in India and Nepal.
We have built the group from the ground up with the motto of delivering exquisite and true value hospitality to all our guests.
We are a team of highly trained professionals in the hospitality industry, and we are proud to have served millions of tourists and travellers.
At Lords we place extremely high value on delivering the highest class of guest service using cutting edge, modern systems while maintaining the rich Indian heritage of being a kind host, and living up to the maxim 'Guest is akin to God' - 'Atithi Devo Bhavah’.
To deliver top class stay experiences to turn mundane stays into exemplary WOW experiences. All the while being open to a variety of cultures to influence and enhance our service delivery.
To become a trustworthy brand for delivering True value experiences to guests in the super-exciting value-driven hotel market segment. And to deliver True value returns on investments with tremendous growth opportunities to our investors and owners.
Post Graduate in Commerce, a degree in Law and Diploma in Business Management, Mr. M. Narayanan started his career with the Reserve Bank of India in 1964. His stint with prestigious organizations did not end there. He joined Bank of Baroda in 1969 and thereafter Industrial Financial Corporation of India. He retired as Chairman and Managing Director of Tourism Finance Corporation of India Ltd in June 2004. At TFCI he was responsible for the overall operational management of the Institutions growth, strategy, corporate planning, policy formulation and monitoring of raising of resources and treasury management.
Mr. Narayanan was conferred the Udyog Ratan Award in the year 2005 by the Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi for excellence in performance. With over four decades of experience in the financial sector (banking and financial institutions especially as the CMD of TFCI). Mr. Narayanan is an infinite asset at Lords.
Mr. Bansal. an engineer by profession ventured into the family business of construction in India at the age of 20 after completing his education. In the span of 25 years he executed jobs for reputed companies like L&T, ONGC. Essar, Food Corporation of India. Indian Railways and many more. In 1990"s he diversified into hospitality and set up 2 hotel projects -one at Surat and the other at Mumbai.
Mr. Bansal moved to the US in 2003 and acquired Hotels. Motels and Service Stations in addition to pursuing construction activities. Mr. Bansal with his substantial experience is one of the pillars of strength at LORDS.
Mrs. Bansal is a post graduate from Rajasthan University and carries more than a decade of experience in operations of hotels in USA. She was associated with Best Western and Howard Johnson.
She serves as a Director of Lords Hotels and Resorts and hence, she is well exposed to the challenges of the hospitality industry.
Mr. Sharma. a civil engineer and MBA by profession is the CEO of ANS Construction Pvt. Ltd. - one of the leading civil contractual firms of India. He is also CMD of renowned real estate firm of NCR "M-Tech Developers". After his education, he joined his family business and till date has executed large industrial and commercial projects all over India.
Mr. Sharma is the Director of ANS Agro Industries Ltd. ( a company engaged in the manufacturing and exporting of frozen fruits and vegetables) and he is also a Director in Toyo Engineering India Ltd. (a PMC company for Chemicals, Refinery. Fertilizer and Oil & Gas Sectors). He has decided to diversify in the hospitality trade and has invested in hotel projects at Baroda, Ankheleshwar & Dahej. Mr. Sharma, with his dynamic vision, will be a great guiding force in the company.
Mr Girish Gupta is a veteran Venture Capitalist and investor with extensive work experience of over 37 years including 19 years in Project finance and last 16 years in Venture Capital finance, specially in Technology, Hospitality and tourism sectors.
Mr Gupta was, Founder Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF). Under his leadership, RVCF had grown many fold and was rated amongst top three regional VC Funds in India . He has closely worked with Hospitality and tourism Industry – served over four years each on the Board of Fern Hotel-Jaipur and Hot Air Balloon Company Sky Waltz , Jaipur . He also worked with Yatra. com , as a VC investor for over two years. Mr. Gupta is an Engineering Graduate of MNIT and MBA from Poddar Institute.
Mr. Puri is an alumnus of IHM, Lucknow and carries more than “two and a half decade” of experience in the hospitality industry. He has worked with major brands like Welcomgroup, Holiday Inn, Wyndham, and, Carlson. As a Vice President of Operations, he heads the operations of the Lords Group and closely handles and monitors new hotel development and business advancement of the group. In his last assignment, he was responsible for project and pre-opening of a large hotel at Chandigarh.
Mr. As a Senior Associate Vice President, Vikas Suri looks after the Group’s Hotel Operations. He also closely handles new hotel development in his region. With an experience of over two decades in hospitality industry with job assignment in various luxury hotels as well as on world largest premium cruise liner and Indian School of Business . His core competencies include overall hotel management, food and beverage operations, sales strategy and implementation. He is an alumnus of IHM – Lucknow.
Mr. Pradeep Jain is a FCA and Commerce Graduate from Rajasthan University, having more than two decades of experience in Hotel Industry. He started his career as Merchant Banker and joined Lords group in 1996. Under his able guidance the group has secured funds both in debt as well as equity, to expand the group in to fastest growing hotel chain. He witnesses the birth and growth of the Lords Group.
Mr. Jana is an alumnus of IIBM, Patna and carries more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry. He has worked with major brands like Taj group, Apeejay Group, MARS and Concept Hospitality. As an Associate Vice President Operations, he heads the operations of the Lords Hotels & Resorts in western zone and closely handles and monitors business development of the group. In his last assignment, he was responsible for project and pre-opening of 12 hotels under the umbrella of Fern Hotels and Resorts. Apart from hotel operations his expertise lies with special strength in Revenue management, Digital marketing with human relations and personnel skill development.
Mr. Shiladitya is an alumnus of IAM, Kolkata and carries more than 17 years of experience. He has worked with major brands like Holiday Inn, Park Plaza, etc.
As Area General Manager he heads the Operations of the Lords Plaza Ankleshwar and closely handles operation of certain units of the group.
Mr. Ajay is an alumnus of London International College, London and carries more than 18 years of experience. He has worked with major brand like Polo Club, etc.
As General Manager he heads the Operations of the Lords Inn, Somnath and closely handles operation of certain units of the group.
Mr. Sarada is an alumnus of Utkal University and carries more than 11 years of experience. He has worked with major brands like Parkland, City Park, etc
As Revenue Manager he heads the Revenue of the Lords Group. In his last assignment he was responsible for reservation & revenue in Shipra Hotels.
Mr. Siva Kumar has over 22 years of industry experience and carries a generalist profile in Human Resources - Operations and Employee Engagement.
A Post Graduate in Human Resources Management from Kolkata University, he has previously served at The Trident Hotel – Chennai, Holiday Inn Group of Hotels, INOX Leisure Limited and Oakwood Premier & Residence and Accor.
His immediate last profile was that of Deputy Head – Human Resources with Della Adventure and Resorts.
Mrs. Kajal is a graduate from Mumbai University and carries more than “decade” of experience in the hospitality industry.
She has worked with major brands like Ginger Hotels and Pride Hotels & Resorts. As a Marketing Manager, she closely handles Marketing and Advertising campaigns and implement hotel specific marketing strategies to promote revenue growth.