Mr. Arjun Sharma

Mr. Arjun SharmaArjun Sharma is the Chairman of the Select Group, India’s renowned business house with diversified business interests in Shopping Center, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality, Retail, Agriculture and Private Equity. The flag ship project of the group is India’s no 1 shopping centre Select CITYWALK. He also serves as the Chairman of Le Passage to India, One of India’s largest Destination management companies. He is a member of several leading tourism forums which include the CII, National Committee on tourism which he has been Co-Chairing now for the last 6 years, he has also held leadership positions in the past in WTTC India, PATA International, PATA India Chapter, Indian Association of Tour Operators and currently also is on the National Advisor Council of Tourism, constituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.

Under Arjun’s leadership, today the Select Group has emerged as a large conglomerate with diversified interests and joint ventures with global and local champions
To get a short glimse of his life ……..read chapter 9 of the book The Inheritors – Stories of entrepreneurship and success by SonuBhasin

Current Businesses:

Select CITYWALK : Spread over 1.3 million square feet, the shopping centre brings an unforgettable shopping and lifestyle experience with a plethora of brands, Serviced Apartments, Cinemas, Health Club, Destination Restaurants, Cafes, bistros and more to the affluent South Delhi consumer audience

Select Hotels : Select Hotels is presently a niche brand symbolising style, eloquence and grandeur offering its guests enduring experiences through its resorts Heritage Village Resort & Spa Manesar & Gurgaon and Heritage Village Club, Goa.

Le Passage to India : Le Passage to India Travel Group is India’s leading Destination Management Company built on passion for travel. Le Passage to India Travel Group is a joint venture between Select World Tours – a part of Select Group and TUI Travel PLC Under Arjun’s leadership LPTI won several National Tourism Awards.

Select Investments : The Select Group has also made some meaningful investments in Private Equity, expanding its existing base to reach beyond the service sector to financial markets, venture capital funding, retail, insurance etc.

TI Infotech : A premier Information Technology company with a focused approach towards delivering quality services. The company has made in-roads in the field of customized solutions for the travel & tourism domain, ERP implementation and support, custom application development, IT consulting and E-Commerce solutions.

Vardan Agrotech : An organic initiative that is a joint venture with Symbiotic sciences aims to bridge the gap between pure food and its price challenges. We aim to use state-of-the-art technical expertise for the production of large-scale pure organic food at affordable prices.

Under his leadership, today the group has emerged as a large conglomerate with diversified interests and joint ventures with global players.

Current & Past Industry Memberships:

Current Industry Involvement

  • Young Presidents’ Organization, Gold / Delhi Chapter since 1999
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Co Chair Tourism Committee
  • Member, National Tourism Advisory Council, constituted by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India
  • Member of Executive Committee, PATA India Chapter
  • Member of Board of Governers, IIM, Amritsar

Past Industry Involvement

  • World Travel & Tourism Council India Initiative- India Chair
  • PATA India Chapter- Vice Chair
  • Indian Association of Tour Operators- Sr. Vice President
  • Industry Council, PATA International (Pacific Asia Travel Association)
  • Executive Committee PATA International
  • Expert Committee on Tourism (ASSOCHAM)
  • National Tourism Advisory Council (NTAC)
  • ATOUT FRANCE- France Tourism Development Agency

Personal :

  • Married to Jyotsana Sharma and their daughter is Amaaraah.
  • Arjun is a keen golfer and has interests in art, reading , yoga and meditation.
  • He supports the underprivileged and is involved in a lot of CSR work in India / uplifting & educating slum children, looking after /feeding street dogs etc.

Foundations of the Family :

  • Inder Sharma Foundation
  • PanditKashiram&PanditKirpa Ram Charitable & Welfare Trust- running charitable dispensary – “Gurujiki Dispensary” in village Lalowal, DistGurdaspur for the poor
  • Shaping Lives
  • Shakuntala- Ram Labhaya Educational Charitable Trust
  • Late Mr. Ghulam Naqshband (GNB) & Rotarian Naqshband Institute for Physically Challenged (RNIPC)
  • Jyotsana Sharma animal Welfare Program
  • Amaraah Foundation
  • Trees for Life (India)
  • Le Passage Travel Foundation

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