Chatwal wins South Asia Media's Entrepreneur of the Year award

MUMBAI: New York Based hotelier, model, actor Vikram Chatwal, is awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the first South Asia Media Awards held at New York's Miller Centre. The awards looked to honor leaders in the South Asian Society within a variety of categories.

Entrepreneur Vikram Chatwal has taken Hautel Couture to the next level with Dream, an entirely new hotel experience at 210 West 55th Street since its opening in Fall 2004. Dream combines the vision of Chatwal and an Ayurvedic healing center from renowned physician and author Dr. Deepak Chopra. With Dream, Chatwal has created a concept that is truly unlike any other in the world, stated an official release.

Chatwal heads the Boutique Hotel division of Hampshire Hotels and Resorts, with properties in New York, Canada and the United Kingdom. In 1999, he premiered The TIME, a full service boutique hotel located in the heart of Times Square in Manhattan. He also opened the CHATEAU in Montreal, which received a City Tourism award for Best Boutique Conversion in 2000. He then added BUSH HALL, a sprawling 300-year old country estate located outside London that once belonged to Beatrix Potter and Henry the VIII.

The South Asian Media Awards have been developed to recognize those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the South Asian community through their talent and hard work.

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