|Who We Are - Award of Excellence|
The HEDNA Award of Excellence honors an individual or company that has made remarkable contributions toward the advancement of hotel electronic distribution, mainly, though not exclusively, through their activities within HEDNA. 2020 nominees that meet the eligibility requirements will be voted upon by the membership and recognized at the North American conference.
Nominees must be, or have been, active in HEDNA for several years. Current Board members and past recipients are not eligible.
2019 HEDNA Award of Excellence Winner
The recipient of HEDNA's 2019 Award of Excellence is Rajesh Vohra, Director of Sarova Hotels Ltd.
Rajesh has spent his entire career in hospitality as a hotelier. He has spent nearly three decades with Sarova Hotels Ltd. which operates four AA 4-star properties in the United Kingdom. Rajesh has been an active member in HEDNA since joining in 1996. A consistent face at HEDNA events and conferences, Rajesh may be best known at HEDNA through his board service where he served as President from 2012-2017. Rajesh’s steady leadership during a period of uncertainty put HEDNA on the course to becoming the strong, vibrant and growing organization that it is today.
Rajesh will leave a legacy as one of the greatest leaders in HEDNA’s 28-year history. He exemplifies through example that positive evolution is possible when a group of individuals collaborates. Rajesh’s genuine personality and welcoming presence has made lasting connections and friendships with many HEDNA members.