As a member of the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and
Caterers Board of Directors he strived to Impart a wealth of
industrial management experience to the association even in the
days Kenya’s tourism sector was in the doldrums.
The Association draws its membership from investors in the
Kenyan tourism industry was under performing and on its lowest
The board is a senior management organ of star-rated hotels
as well as from airline catering sectors.
The board of directors draws its membership from various
sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry.
Jaideep Singh or "JS" as he was amiably referred to as in
social entities, was one of the Directors of the East African
Safari Classic Rally Limited.
He succumbed to injuries after his vehicle lost control and
rolled at Mishinani on the Amboseli - Namanga road shortly after
he had set off to go watch a run of a rally stage.
Vohra, who is also Director of the Sarova Group of Hotels
which included Panafric, Salt Lick, the famous Whitesands and
The Stanley, was on the driving seat when he lost control of the
car which rolled and killed him around Mishinani area which is
situated on the road from Amboseli to Namanga.
He was on sundry occasions referred to a "mover and shaker"
who helped steer the Sarova group of hotels to greater heights
over the years to scoop several awards in the hospitality
The cruel hand of fate reached out with its invaluable talons
after he had just left to catch up with proceedings of the
competitive stages of the Day Two itinerary rally when the
accident occurred. Kishinani was seated with JS Vohra at the
front with the former’s brother seated on the seat behind.
Following the gloomy moment Friday’s last section at Amboseli
Fence was cancelled as a mark of respect in honor of JS.
"May God give him eternal rest and the family the strength to
bear the great pain," said Safari Classic Rally Manager Pipi
Various leaders across the nation led by President Uhuru
Kenyatta sent their condolences to the bereaved family.