Double Tree by Hilton Agra has appointed Shyam Kumar as the new General Manager. Kumar, a passionate hotelier with over 21 years of experience, believes hard work and discipline are secret ingredients to success. He started his career as an operations trainee and worked with companies such as Sarovar Park, ITC, Shangri-La and Marriott before leaving India for higher education to New Zealand in 2005.
Prior to joining Double Tree by Hilton Agra, he was the Director of Operations at Conrad Bengaluru, actively participating in the hotel’s success and strengthening the team. He has also worked with Starwood and Marriott with some of his assignments as Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La Bengaluru managing city’s largest F&B space of 10 outlets.
Kumar was the runner-up for “Best Hotel Manager” South India at BW Hotelier Awards 2020. He also has got the opportunity to be part of prestigious Shine 2 programme by Hilton which made him learn and understand the skills as well as acumen required for new roles and challenges.