Marriott International appoints Gaurav Singh as Multi-Property General Manager

March 20, 2017, Bengaluru, India:Marriott International today announced the appointment of Gaurav Singh as Multi Property General Manager for Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Rajajinagar. One of the most successful General Managers in the hotel industry, Gaurav brings over 17 years of industry expertise to his new posting.

His career began with the Marriott family in the year 2013, prior to which he worked with ITC, Oberoi and the Leela Group of Hotels. In his most recent position, he was the ‘General Manager’ of Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott, leading both the hotels to an astounding success.

Under his leadership, the one year old twin property was recognized at HICSA 2016 and HIFI 2016 and was also awarded the ‘Most Preferred Emerging Hotel of the Year’ at the National Awards for Excellence in 2016.

Even amidst most challenging market conditions, Gaurav has earned a huge reputation for his business acumen and creative flare in food and beverage industry. He has been the recipient of several awards like, ‘General Manager for Excellence in F&B’ in 2013&14 by Marriott Asia Pacific and most recently was awarded Hotelier India’s‘General Manager of the year’2016’.

Gaurav Singh said, “I am always amazed at the rapid growth of hospitality sector in India. With this new role, I hope to leverage my wide experience and the expertise of our teams to drive successful business strategies in this ever-challenging industry.”

Gaurav graduated from Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal and then went to complete his Post Graduation Diploma in Hotel Management from ITC Hospitality Management Institute (WMI), Gurgaon.When he is not at work, he is either travelling with family or playing his favourite sport – Golf.


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