Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences appoints Arjun Kaggallu as the new General Manager

To be responsible for looking after overall operations of the 340-key property

Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences has appointed Arjun Kaggallu as the new General Manager. With more than 17 years of industry experience, Kaggallu would be responsible for looking after the overall operations of Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences with 340 keys.

Kaggallu comes with rich hospitality experience from leading global hospitality brands across India, Europe and United States of America. His last assignment was at the Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa as a General Manager and he now looks forward to his new role and time in the City of Joy.

He holds an E-Cornell Certification along with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Business School Chardonne, Mont Pelerin, Switzerland. He also has a Diploma in Hotel Management from Merit Swiss Asian School of Hotel management. Kaggallu brings his expertise in strategic management and his key strengths lie in planning and management across verticals such as training, finance and operations. He believes people are an organisation's biggest asset and is enthusiastic about developing leaders by encouraging and motivating his team members across the hotel.

On starting this new journey, Kaggallu said, "I am excited to be part of Accor family and taking charge of one of the largest hotel in Eastern India. I am a firm believer in the famous saying Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life’ by Mark Twain. As a passionate hotelier and curious explorer, I am thrilled to be starting this new journey as the city gears up for its biggest celebration of the year – Durga Puja."


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