Responsible Tourism in The Indian Hospitality Industry With Shruti Shibulal

Jun 29, 2022, 01:45 PM

Shruti Shibulal, CEO and Director of Tamara Leisure Experiences found her true calling in hospitality. Shruti is a science graduate from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, USA, who initally took the finance route by working with Merrill Lynch in New York. Today, her growing hospitality group has three brands - The Tamara Resorts, for luxury properties; O by Tamara, for business hotels; and a mid-segment brand called Lilac; as well as four properties in Germany. Shruti strives to make Tamara synonymous with responsible tourism and sustainability. 

Here are a few things we discuss with her - 

  • What does responsible tourism mean to you?
  • What are some of the pre pandemic trends and practices that haven’t lasted, and what are the ones that have?
  • What is your take on sustainability and greenwashing in the hospitality industry? Do you think we’re moving towards concrete change?

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