Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi passes away at 94, Airbnb makes its first acquisition as a public company, and Sydell Group considers selling its NoMad Hotels brand. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday.
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi leaves behind a global legacy
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, chairman emeritus of the Oberoi Group of hotels and resorts, has died at the age of 94, reports Business Today. Oberoi played an instrumental part in pioneering the development of Oberoi Hotel and Resorts, putting the hospitality group on the luxury travel map through the launch of properties in several major cities.