Best work moment:
When our luxury tented camps — Sher Bagh, Ranthambhore and The Serai, Jaisalmer — were invited and admitted to the prestigious Relais & Chateaux — an association of the world’s best hotels, hoteliers and grand chefs
Books on your bedside:
Warriors by Max Hastings, Events, Dear Boy, Events edited by Ruth Winstone, Full Circle by Dave Varty, Africa House by Christina Lamb and Too Close to the Sun by Sara Wheeler
Massage or workout to de-stress:
Play polo or tennis
Designs that’ve caught your eye recently:
The new Range Rover.
Your IT tools:
“Once you go Mac you never go back” — MacPro, iPad and iPhone
Old Monk Gold Reserve Rum and Laphroaig single malt whisky
Dom Perignon Rose Vintage 2000
Your sleeping ritual:
Get as much as I can!
Favourite TV show:
Jeeves and Wooster
Best gift received:
An 1960s vintage Patek Phillipe dress watch
Best gift given:
A tailor-made safari by EPIC Private Journeys for my wife to Londolozi Private Game Reserve in South Africa
You get your work clothes from:
Turnbull and Asser, and Vaish at Rivoli
What food items do you like to shop for?
Knick-knacks like jams, chutneys, oils and seasonal organic produce
Newspapers, TV channels and websites you prefer:
The Telegraph, BBC, The Spectator
Where do you like to sit when being driven? Upfront with driver of back seat like a sahib?
On a plane do you prefer to network, sleep or catch up on films and reading?
Read and sleep
Fancy coffee or masala tea?
Neither. Lapsang Souchong
What do you cook on a day off?
I don’t get a day off! If possible, I cook at least three times a week; usually desi, but also Italian and modern European
Are you a beach or mountain person?
Neither — I am a jungle person
Your favourite city?
What’s your fragrance?
Curzon Cologne by Trumper’s
The shoemaker you trust your sole with:
Crockett & Jones
Your shaving mantra
I sport a beard!
Your favorite evening wear
Gels, oils and lotions for you?
Trumper’s West-Indian Limes hair-cream
Your current set of wheels
In the car is it sleep or cell for you?
Your ideal holiday:
Being on safari
At parties do you like to talk turkey or make PC?
That depends on the party
A few of your Goddesses are:
Now, that would be telling.
Your favourite motto:
We shall never surrender
Jaisal Singh, CEO, SUJAN Luxury Hotels