The new role will require Abhijit to oversee, streamline and manage all aspects of sales, marketing, team set-up and compliance of the annual business plans of the two properties. His role will have him ensure that the hotels are the preferred destinations for MICE, weddings, boutique events and relevant brand trajectory.
With an experience of 13 years in the hospitality industry, Abhijit is backed with a robust knowledge of the sales and marketing function. Prior to this role Mr. Abhijit was the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Pune Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre, the 500th Marriott Hotel globally, where he was the upline of 14 managers and was responsible for the entire pre-opening setup and work related to sales and marketing. The umbrella vision of his role required him to platform Pune as a national & global MICE destination.
Having been in that role for almost 3 years, Abhijit honed the property right from its pre-opening stages to become one of the most valued hotels under the Marriott portfolio, making its brand presence felt on a National and International level. Abhijit was a key team principal towards driving sales from key source markets of Mumbai/Bangalore/ Delhi and Networking with Global Sales offices for optimized business. From a brand construct perspective Abhijit keyed in some of the most sought after events in India at the Pune Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre.