Indian hotel Westin Pune appoints Amit Kulkarni as Director of Sales and Marketing

Published on: Friday, June 10, 2022

The famous Indian hotel brand Westin Pune has announced the appointment of Amit Kulkarni as Director of Sales and Marketing. In his role, Kulkarni will be responsible for developing key sales growth strategies, tactics and action plans.

As part of his role, he will also aim to support Regional Sales Managers on projects related to sales infrastructure development, organization design and performance improvement within the reward and incentive programs. acknowledgement.

Amit Kulkarni has over 20 years of experience working in the hospitality industry with nine years of dedicated work managing sales for numerous organizations.

His portfolio records his position as Head of Operations and Sales for Explore India Tourism in 2009, CEO/Director of Ubiquity Hospitality till 2013 and Director of Sales at Novotel in 2014. Kulkarni started his Marriott journey in 2014 at Lakeside Chalet , Mumbai, Marriott Executive Apartments and Renaissance Mumbai Convention Center Hotel as Senior Sales Manager before then as Resident Services Manager until 2017 where some of his accomplishments included doubling down on Room Night Share for the property, closing hotel room revenue at +6.12% vs. budget and +33.77% vs. last year, growing restaurant revenue by 24, 2% for the first quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter of 2016 and reaching rank 1 for the hotel out of 483 Special Accommodation hotels in Mumbai.

In the same year, he was director of multi-property sales and was later promoted to director of sales and marketing. In 2020, he was appointed Director of Business Strategy and Analytics for South Asia, during which time he held a dual role and was part of the task force leading the organization of Marriott’s national sales for South and East India.

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