- September 1, 2019 / 6 min readPrior to his current appointment he has been the Director of Food & Beverages at Taj Coromandel.
Strengthening its dynamic team further, The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi is pleased to announce the appointment of Prateek Kalra as the Director of Operations.
Kalra brings with him over 14 years of hospitality experience and proficiency in handling multi-faceted roles.
In his new role, he will be seen providing strategic leadership to all departments and overseeing smooth functioning of the bustling 313 room luxury hotel with seven vibrant food and beverage outlets and sprawling event spaces. He will be using his expertise to nurture a business environment that consistently delivers positive results while improving guest satisfaction and profitability.
Prior to his current appointment he has been the Director of Food & Beverages at Taj Coromandel, Chennai and at JW Marriott Mumbai, Sahar which was his last role.
“It will be exciting to embark on a new journey with The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi and I look forward to working with the team towards creating enhanced experiences for guests along with driving the hotel’s continuing success and reputation to the next level,” he shared.
An alumni of the Institute of Hotel Management Mumbai, Kalra started his hospitality career in the Food and Beverage space as a Management trainee with the Taj Management Training Program and has worked across various roles and cities.
“Prateek’s passion, energy and experience are a welcome addition in our continued pursuit of hospitality excellence. We are confident that his strong leadership skills will complement the rapid growth of the hotel and fortify our commitment to provide our guests with inspired and innovative experiences” said Rahul Puri, Multi Property General Manager - The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi and The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa.
Apart from being an adept hotelier, he enjoys a game of badminton in his leisure time and loves travelling and exploring new destinations.
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