Vikas Kumar Appointed as General Manager of The Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa
Vikas leads the executive team of The Westin Pushkar Resort & Spa, with innovative and proactive strategic planning and strong interpersonal and tactical management skills.
VIKAS KUMAR has been appointed as the General Manager of The Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa. Honing on his extensive experience of over 18 years in the hospitality industry, which includes almost a decade spent with Marriott International Hotels, Vikas leads the executive team of The Westin Pushkar Resort & Spa, with innovative and proactive strategic planning and strong interpersonal and tactical management skills.
As the primary business leader of the property, Vikas is a well-structured, dynamic and results-oriented professional. He is responsible for all aspects of operations of the resort property, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, sales and revenue generation, etc. His strong hospitality background, which involved the successful pre-opening and opening of world-class resorts, luxury hotels, business hotels and convention centres, enables him to deliver solid business results with increased profitability and market share. Vikas believes in leading by example and is very involved in mentoring the associates who work with him.
As an extremely talented professional, Vikas has gathered numerous awards and accolades to his name. One of the most prestigious awards won under his leadership has been the Brand Ambassador Award, Asia Pacific - Starwood Divisional Award in 2015, for Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park. He was also credited for developing and implementing marketing plans and sales strategies that increased F&B revenue by an average of $35 above target for 10 consecutive months at W Retreat & Spa Maldives.
Vikas’s academic qualifications include a Masters Program in Business Administration from IBM and a Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology from IHMCT, Kovalam. In his leisure time, he loves taking short vacations that include exploring nature and local food. He believes that driving through natural surroundings helps discover himself. Vikas is a fitness freak and even on a busy day, he finds time for a workout which contributes towards his holistic and well-balanced approach to life. He also enjoys singing and listening to music.
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