Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa appoints Amit Kumar as General Manager
Kumar comes with 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa appoints Amit Kumar as General Manager.
In the course of his experience of 17 years in the hospitality industry, which includes a decade spent with Marriott International Hotels, Kumar has been well recognized for his excellent communication skills, revenue driving qualities, and valuable marketing strategies for F&B.
In his new role, Kumar will be responsible for strengthening hotel operations and spearheading the team while utilising his interpersonal, management abilities and innovative strategic planning. He will continue to enhance the stellar services and guest experiences established at the hotel.
Prior to this move, Kumar served in the same capacity at Courtyard by Marriott Chennai. Having also worked with Global Brands like Hyatt, Carlson, Starwood and now Marriott International, he has honed his knowledge in the field through the course of his career and is a testament to his belief that dedication and a strong foundation is one of the key steps to success. He was awarded RVP F&B Leader of the Year for South Asia in 2014 and under his leadership, Marriott Chennai received 'Best Iconic Hotel' from Times Award, 'Company with Great Managers Award powered by The Economic Times' award and many more accolades.
In his roles, Kumar helped raise RPI to double digits, market share, drive digital revenue growth, improvise OTA performance, and focused on digital marketing. Moreover, he also garners traction for leisure business and contributes to enhancing the Food & Beverage reputation at the hotels he is assigned.
He did his schooling in Meerut from Dewan Public School and furthered his academics with a degree in Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition from IHM Hyderabad. He is an avid athlete and likes to play basketball in his spare time.
When it comes to his personal and professional life, Kumar believes, “Do it with Passion or don’t do it all” and trusts that “There is no shortcut to Success.”
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