LUCARIS, the exclusive networking partner for the Hotelier India Awards 2019

The Hotelier India Awards 2019 in its 11th year held on 16th December at Taj Palace Hotel, Delhi witnessed LUCARIS – the Crystal of Modern Asia as their exclusive networking partner. This was the third consecutive year of the association between the world-class stemware brand from Thailand and the Hotelier India Awards.

The Hotelier India Awards, the Oscar of hospitality and one of the most prestigious award platforms to recognize outstanding individuals’ professional excellence across the hospitality sector in India. ‘Celebrating Excellence’ be the theme of The Hotelier India Awards of this year, with more than 500 leading people attending from the hospitality across India such as The Taj Hotel group, Marriott, Hilton, The Oberoi, The Leela palace and etc. LUCARIS is proud to be the witness of the great successful industry recognition and to be involved with such an inspirational and passionate sector which is held with such an inspirational ceremony each year.

This year, the awards also saw The India’s first Master of Wine – Sonal Holland & Brand Ambassador for LUCARIS in India present the award for the ‘Unsung Hero’, the prestigious award for the person who has done an exceptional service to hospitality industry beyond the call of the duty, on presenting the award Sonal Holland MW says, “In a sea of awarding bodies, Hotelier India stands apart singularly as one that recognizes every facet of human contribution towards hospitality excellence. It was my privilege to represent Lucaris and witness the triumph of exceptional service professionals that make up the very fabric of this fascinating industry.”


LUCARIS, the Crystal of Modern Asia, celebrates the new Asian dining & wining lifestyle. The first time that crystal stemware produced in Asia delivers the world class quality for the most enjoyable dining & wining experience. The design of LUCARIS stemware and wine accessories are a collaborative achievement between the glassmaking expertise of Toyo-Sasaki Glass of Japan, Ocean Glass of Thailand , the most advanced glass technology from Germany and Martin Ballendat, the multiple award-winning German designer whose works appear in portfolios of many world-class brands, have resulted in the creation of world-class quality crystal glass. New lead-free crystal glass compositions with physical aesthetics comparable to conventional lead crystal result in exceptional clarity and brilliance, with extra strength & durability.

Lucaris, the world-class crystal glassware, the preferred partner of leading global hotel chain groups in Asia Pacific including Marriott, Hilton, and Kempinski as well as Minor Hotels worldwide. In India, Lucaris has already been in luxury brand hotels and restaurants, to name a few, Hyatt Regency New Delhi, JW Marriott Jaipur, Westin Gurgoan, and in Indian Accent Restaurant New Delhi, which is one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018.

About Sonal Holland MW

Sonal Holland MW is a domain expert of the business of wine and spirits in India who is keen to draw global attention to India’s burgeoning beverage industry and is a sought-after strategic consultant for international brands include Brand Ambassador for Lucaris brand since 2019 until present. Her entrepreneurial ventures include Sonal Holland Wine Academy and SoHo Wine Club that aim to foster education and the positive culture of wine among the enthusiastic consumers and the hospitality trade. Her professional achievements include her role as the former corporate head of wine and beverages at homegrown luxury hospitality conglomerate, ITC Hotels. Her extraordinary contributions to India’s vino industry have been acknowledged widely. Adjudged ‘Wine Personality of the Year’ recently, Sonal is regularly featured as among the most powerful women and the most influential personality in India’s luxury industry.

About Hotelier India Awards

Hotelier India Awards in its 11th year is the most prestigious awards for the Indian hospitality industry focused on recognizing the spirit of excellence.

Being the only award of its kind in the country it witnesses 600+ hoteliers, from across all reputed Indian and International hotel brands.

India boasts some of the most glamorous hotels in the world, with representation from all of the major hotel chains, as well as its own collection of regional hotel brands offering international services with an Indian touch. With properties promising state-of-the-art facilities and luxury services, hotel employees are continually pushed to go the extra mile. The Hotelier India Awards has the crème d la crème of the hospitality industry coming together to honor and recognize the people, those working behind the scenes who have achieved milestone in the year gone by. The very best in hospitality business will gather in December 2019 to find out which of India’s top hospitality professionals would take home the coveted HOTELIER INDIA Awards trophy.