Thiruvanathapuram: Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel won the award for ‘Best Five Star Hotel in Kerala’ at the Hospitality India Travel Awards 2018 recently. The award was received by Rajasekharan Nair, Chairman and Managing Director, and Radha Nair, Managing Director, UDS Group at the prestigious awards ceremony held in New Delhi in the presence of K J Alphons, Minister of State for Tourism (I/C); Vijay Goel, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Ramdas Athawale, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment.
The hotel began in 1995. Over the next 19 years, UDS expanded with 225 rooms and obtained five-star status which was followed by an ISO 9001-2000 certification. UDS has been on a winning streak, bagging a host of coveted awards including the World Luxury Hotel Award. UDS won Best Luxury Hotel consecutively for five years from 2010 to 2015; the South Asian Travel Award in 2016 for multiple categories apart from many others.