Marriage of Heritage and Technology
Aman Nath is a historian by education. From an early age he has written poetry, as also practiced graphic design and copywriting for several path-breaking advertising campaigns. He has co-written and authored thirteen large-format illustrated books on art, history, architecture, corporate biography and photography, two of which have won national awards.
BW Hotelier organized its third Smart Hotels Conclave & Expo at The Park Hotel, New Delhi on 26th Sept 2017. The event began with an interesting session by Aman Nath Founder and Chairman Neemrana Hotels, who insisted on being classified as not smart in terms of technology.
In 1986, Nath had acquired Neemrana Fort-Palace and began its restoration and the hotel had opened in the year 1991.
Speaking about the power of architect, Nath run through a quick presentation, explaining how Neemrana has resorted 32 properties in 32 years in 13 states of India. “Whatever you say about India and its exact opposite both are true which is not easy to say for other countries in the world. If you would say India is a very old country you would also say that it is a very young and wise country. So when you are talking smart, the opposite is not necessarily unsmart or there are other ways to look at it,” he said.
Nath added that being Indian also means being born with a perception to see the two ends, which are not black and white. "There is also a long middle end which is grey, the third reality. In India if you take the rich and the poor, both have their own truth and the middle class which is more than the population of America has the third truth," Nath said
Speaking about the ‘Keep Our Heritage Green’ Nath showed some of the landmark properties,“here we are talking about keep the Heritage Green and it’s not that technology is not part of it we also have modern machines and internet and so on,” he said.
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