SAI LLC, LED by president Rajesh “Raj” Bhagia, recently won the 2023 Hilton Americas Development Award for New Build – Tru by Hilton in Brooklyn, New York.
The 101-room Tru by Hilton Brooklyn, which opened in March, marked the brand’s debut in New York city.

The Hilton Development team selected 52 winners based on criteria such as quality of hotels developed and in operation, commitment to quality of projects, impact
on local community and early adoption of newer brands, Hilton said in a statement. Along with the Development Awards by Brand, categories included Lifetime
Achievement Award, New Developer of the Year, Conversion Developer of the Year, Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, Multi-Brand Deal of the Year and Developer
of the Year by Category.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our owner and development partners who are the recipients of the 2023 Americas Development Award,” said Danny Hughes, Hilton’s
president for the Americas. “Over the last year, we’ve seen travel continue to grow across the Americas, creating even more opportunities for our partners
to welcome guests to their hotels in exciting destinations across every corner of the region. From our legacy properties to our new developments, we are excited
to see this continued growth and add even more exceptional hotels to our portfolio.”