David Abraham, Niharika Rajput, Vidya Malavade, Pooja Singh, Kriti Tula and Rajesh Namby
Two years ago Raffles strung together luxury, wellness, sustainability, and travel, giving birth to the crown jewel nestled in a mystical oasis amidst the tranquil beauty of Udaipur’s Udai Sagar Lake that has become the ultimate destination for every curious traveller, drawn by its premier location, expectational amenities, and incomparable hospitability. Now, Raffles Udaipur celebrates its 2nd anniversary in a spectacle as grand as its name. Beyond its premium services, the hotel also places a strong emphasis on nurturing guests’ emotional well-being, providing a haven of tranquillity and unforgettable experiences.
The celebration commenced with Raffles Udaipur’s first- panel discussion that promised to be a captivating exploration of the intricate interplay between Travel, Culture, Wellness, Luxury, and Art, all harmoniously woven around the theme of Sustainability. The panel discussion gathered esteemed thought leaders, innovators, and influencers from diverse fields who have embraced sustainability as an ethos.
Pooja Singh, the National Features Editor & Style Editor of Mint was the moderator of the session, who flawlessly guided the conversation toward meaningful insights and engaging dialogue. Joining the esteemed panel was Mr. David Abraham, Co-Founder of Label Abraham and Thakore, Ms. Kriti Tula Co-Founder of Doodlage, Ms. Niharika Rajput, the visionary Founder of PaperChirrups and Celebrity, Wellness Enthusiast Ms Vidya Malavade. The panelists’ diverse backgrounds and expertise brought forth a dynamic dialogue, touching upon critical issues related to sustainable tourism, responsible luxury, cultural preservation, eco-conscious design, and the promotion of mindful living.
Ami Shroff, India’s pioneer Women Flair Bartender, illuminated the evening with her extraordinary talent, she has garnered well-deserved recognition on prestigious platforms like TEDx talks and even Netflix films. Her phenomenal skills and creativity with the gratuity of theatrics mesmerized the crowd, as they sipped on their delicious and thoughtfully curated cocktails and rendered the soiree a little more magical.
Jui Kulkarni Sharma, Owner of Raffles Udaipur, shared her vision for the anniversary celebration, saying, “As we celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Raffles Udaipur, we wanted to showcase our commitment to creating experiences that not only offer luxurious indulgence but also prioritize wellness and sustainability. It is essential for us to tread lightly on the planet while providing our guests with the best of hospitality.”
Rajesh Namby, General Manager of Raffles Udaipur, expressed his delight at the success of the 2nd-anniversary celebration, stating, “At Raffles Udaipur, we strive to curate exceptional experiences for our guests. The 2nd anniversary celebration stood as an unequivocal testament to our unwavering commitment to wellness, sustainability, luxury and travel. We are proud to have created memories that will last a lifetime.”
Raffles is all about creating magical experiences from enchanting stories woven into every experience to unforgettable sojourns in luxurious settings. The soiree gave way for Raffles to share how wellness and sustainability play an integral role today. The Raffles Udaipur’s first panel discussion on luxury, sustainability, and wellness was an elevated way of explaining. Reputable experts from various industries convened for a thought-provoking discussion on how to integrate luxury travel with sustainable procedures. The stimulating conversation explored the significance of responsible travel and how the hospitality sector can benefit the environment and local communities.
Raffles Udaipur is on its way to creating the awe-inspiring legacy that it is known globally with every Anniversary; it continues to expand its vision to do so. With an adage to shape extraordinary experiences for guests, its 2nd anniversary is one of many to come as Raffles continues to celebrate with splendour. What better way to celebrate a hotel that exhibits grandeur and luxury than a grand commemoration such as this one.
Raffles Udaipur opened its doors for its discerning guests to indulge in its inimitable facilities and services to celebrate with them. The guest savoured all the opulence that Raffles Udaipur effortlessly proposes, from lavish spa treatments that revitalize the body and mind to individually curated gastronomical experiences that revere the flavors of Rajasthan.