The London-based International Hospitality Council (IHC) has conferred its Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020 on Mr. Rajeev Samant, Founder & CEO, Sula Vineyards, for his outstanding contribution in the field of hospitality and tourism, and for putting India on the world wine map.
The IHC established 24 April as International Hospitality Day in 2016. This year, over 80 countries and some of the world’s premier hospitality institutions and icons celebrated their organisation and people in a virtual ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion Rajeev said, “I have to admit it hasn’t been an easy path, but when I look at what Sula has achieved, what my team has become, I feel super happy and proud. Receiving this award today by the respected IHC is an honour. Cheers!”
Meanwhile, Sula Vineyards has contributed Rs. 1 crore in the fight against Covid-19. It includes Rs 30 lakh to PM Cares, Rs 30 lakh to the Maharashtra CM Relief Fund, and Rs 10 lakh to the Karnataka CM Relief Fund.
Sula Vineyards had donated Rs 20 lakh to PM Cares and Maharashtra CM Relief Funds in 2020 as well.