Mohapatra in the third row from the front and second from the right.

Bhubaneswar: Mayfair group executive director Souvagya Mohapatra has joined the jury which will select hotel professionals across the country for the 9th Hotelier India Awards 2017.

The jury members came together for intense deliberation and discussion to identify worthy hotel professionals across the country for this prestigious Award.

Hotelier India Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of the country’s best talent in the hospitality industry. These Awards acknowledge the efforts of hospitality professionals from different departments – across brands, across hotel categories and across regions – who have worked unstintingly to contribute to their property’s success.

According to Mohapatra, this year, Hotelier India Awards 2017 will have nominations across 18 categories. Nominations for the awards will soon be open, he added.