Raffles Udaipur has announced the appointment of Rajan Malhotra as Director of Sales and Marketing. A postgraduate diploma holder in business administration, Malhotra brings along with him 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry. His rich body of work includes long, successful stints at Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Services India Pvt. Ltd., The Zuri Group of Hotels & Resorts, Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa, Taj Palace, New Delhi and The Grand New Delhi.
In his role, Rajan Malhotra will take charge of introducing the world-renowned Raffles brand experience in the country as well as planning and implementing strategies to support the hotel’s unrivalled positioning. He will be leading the sales and marketing team, exploring business opportunities and will be responsible for the budgeting, forecasting and achieving the hotel’s commercial objectives. He will be a part of the pre-opening leadership team of the property.
Commenting on the appointment, Abhishek Sharma, General Manager, Raffles Udaipur said, “We are delighted with the joining of Rajan Malhotra as a part of the pre-opening leadership team for this important launch. With his extensive experience of working for some of the leading luxury hotels and knowledge of the diverse market segments, we are confident that Rajan will best support the positioning of India’s first Raffles as a market leader.”