Bangalore’s Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa, one of the top hotel resorts in India, owned by NRI entrepreneur Ronald Colaco, was presented the coveted 6th Golden Star Award at a glittering “Stars of the Industry” award function held at Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai recently.
The prestigious award was presented to Nigel Colaco (son of Ronald Colaco), director of projects and Balaji M, vice-president, Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa by Jonathan Peters, chief patron, Stars of the Industry, in the presence of eminent members of the travel and tourism industry.
The award is instituted to honour various segments of the travel and tourism industry and to encourage healthy competition with an aim to promote tourism. There were several categories in the hotel industry that picked up various awards. But the most prominent award of the evening went to Clarks Exotica Hotel & Resort which was declared as the Best Resort of the year. The jury felt that the resort has done well in spite of all odds specially in the sensitive market. It was appreciated that the resort has believed in high degree of customer satisfaction and excellence in service. The eminent jury felt that the resort deserved the 6th Golden Star Award having passed the criteria required for such recognition.
The jury of the 6th Golden Star Awards included Steve Brown, chief patron, CMO Asia, Tim Miller, chief patron, Asia Retail Congress, Dr R L Bhatia, founder, World CSR Day, Arun Arora, CEO, Edvance Learning Pvt Ltd, and Jonathan Peters, chief patron, Stars of the Industry.
Clarks Exotica Hotel & Resort of Bangalore was conferred the “Best Practices 2013” award at Hotel Park hotel, Schonbrunn, Vienna in Austria on December 8, 2013 by European Society for Quality Research, Switzerland. Before the Austrian honours, the hotel won the prestigious International Quality Summit 2013 Gold Category Award at the New York Mariott Marquis Hotel, New York on May 27, 2013, conferred by Business Initiative Directions, Madrid, Spain.
Philanthropist and NRI Ronald Colaco owns Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa, Bangalore. Clarks Exotica was promoted by Ronald Colaco at the guidance of his close friend Vivek Kumar, whose family owns a few Five Star Clarks Hotels in Jaipur, Lucknow, Agra and Rajasthan. Vivek Kumar has been operating and managing the Resort Hotel, and the various awards, both national and international, showering on Clarks Exotica are a testimony to his professionalism.