The promoters of Resort Rio Group of Hotels, Anup Shah and Alpa Shah, managing director and director, recently bagged the Innovative Business Leader in Hotels award at the 10th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2019.
The award recognises the Shah’s innovative approach to creating the hotel group in the state, their commitment to the social sector, community development, philanthropic work and entrepreneurial excellence.
The duo won amongst over 1000 prominent and established hoteliers who participated in the competition. The contest narrowed down to the top six who were then screened by experts and subjected to extensive research carried out by Network 7.
The annual ILC power brand awards are a leadership gathering of more than 350 influential leaders.
It is the only event dedicated to celebrating the very best in innovation and creative excellence spanning multiple sectors from business, cinema, fashion, fragrance and fine jewellers to hotels, automobiles and others. The winners are selected by a panel of industry experts and officials of Network 7 Media Group.
A practicing lawyer based in Mayfair London, Anup Shah is a director of several UK based companies and divides his time between London and Goa. His plan for the Rio Group is to expand the property to over 325 rooms and make it one of the largest and the best hotels in Goa.