With 16 years of leadership experience with the Accor Group across Asia Pacific, Bandish Mehta is a promising choice to guide Novotel’s first property in the city of Pune. As General Manager, Mehta will ensure the accomplishment of the vision of the Novotel group of being genuinely committed to the business and leisure traveller, providing service of high standards across all its offerings at Novotel Pune.
He will oversee complete management of the hotel and will play a key role in the training and development of the hotel’s team as it gears up for the launch in December. He will work closely with the team to ensure total guest satisfaction at the hotel, which offers New Generation rooms, excellent meeting facilities and exclusive offers & services for families with children.
An Australian citizen, Bandish started his professional journey with the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre where he worked for 9 years before moving to the Hyderabad International Convention Centre. He then moved to Novotel Hyderabad as the Director of Food and Beverage and later took on the role of the Director of Rooms.
In October 2007, Bandish joined Novotel Hyderabad Airport as the Resident Manager, after which in June 2009, he moved to Mercure Lavasa and Lavasa International Convention Centre as the General Manager. In this role, he not only managed the Accor brand Mercure but also successfully positioned Lavasa city as a MICE destination.