An enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited, the Lalit Suri Hospitality Group opened its first hotel in New Delhi in 1988. The hotel was opened by Mr Lalit Suri and at present has its headquarters situated here itself. Dr Jyotsna Suri, took over as a Chairperson and Managing Director in 2006. Initially all the hotels operated under the brand The Grand – Hotels, Palaces & Resorts. But in 2008 were renamed to “The Lalit”.
There are Seventeen luxury hotels, with 3600 rooms under the company. It offers five-star deluxe segment with 11 operational hotels and 6 under development/restoration (including three overseas). The hotels currently under operation include The Lalit New Delhi, The Lalit Mumbai, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore, etc.
Lalit Group of Hotels also include budget hotels mid-segment hotels under the sections of ‘The Lalit Traveller’. At present these are opened up in Jaipur and Khajuraho along with 25 more hotels which have been planned in the next five years.