Executive Announcement at Absolute Hotel Services India Regional Office
Mumbai,03 July 2019 – Mr. Sameer Dharkar Managing Director Absolute Hotel Services, Indian subcontinent & Middle East, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Saurabh Jategaonkar as Regional Manager – Revenue & Distribution.
Academically, Saurabh has a Degree in International Hospitality Management from the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh UK, along with a Post Graduate Programme in Revenue Management from the IHG Academy and currently pursuing his E- Master’s Certificate in Revenue Management from Cornell University, USA. He brings to the fore over a decade of diverse experiences in hotels and working with consulting revenue maximisers, his last assignment as Revenue Manager was with Hyatt Hotels.
At Absolute Hotel Services, he will be responsible for optimising business opportunities and maximizing yield for all operating and yet to open properties.
“We are glad to welcome Saurabh into our family. Revenue and Distribution as a function is rapidly moving into the science of Revenue Analysis, so as to add value to business and adopt more innovative ways in strategic planning and decisive implementation concerning pricing, budgets, forecasting, marketing, the entire gamut. His ability to crunch numbers and manage our globally acclaimed tools will top up, sizeable incremental earnings. We are in the cusp of adding more hotels to our portfolio and it is the most apt time for his joining” said Mr. Sameer Dharkar.
About Absolute Hotel Services (AHS)
AHS is the fastest growing hospitality management/branding company in Asia, with an ever-expanding geographic portfolio of hotels, resorts and serviced residences. AHS also has interests in the golf industry through Absolute Golf Services, is the exclusive operator of the Travelodge brand in Thailand through Travelodge Thailand and Vienna House brand in Asia through Vienna House Asia (www.absolutehotelservices.com)
With headquarters located in Bangkok, Thailand and with regional offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and now Europe, and with more expansions planned, AHS and its brands have resonated with investors and consumers and contributed great value to all stakeholders.
Covering both the luxury and economy segments and everything between through its brands U Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Hotels Resorts & Residences, Eastin Easy, Travelodge and Vienna House, AHS have developed and continue to evolve relevant hospitality solutions which truly work.
AHS is an affiliate company of U City Public Company Limited; one of Thailand’s largest public listed companies with a full-scale real estate development.
About U Hotels & Resorts Brand
The brand was created with today’s travellers and their expectations in mind in the fast moving world of hospitality. Founded in 2008, U Hotels & Resorts is an uncomplicated, deluxe bijoux hotel brand that features a stimulating blend of local heritage and design accents paired with modern amenities, services and facilities to discreetly and tastefully appeal to sophisticated target customers who are eager to enjoy the local environment.
U Hotels & Resorts’ unique service concept includes 24-hour room use, whenever/wherever breakfast option, free Wi-Fi, U choose programme and U Make a Difference programme.
About Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Residences | Eastin Easy Brands
Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts and Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences – a 4 and 5-star luxury brand created to be based on market relevance as well as the needs and desires of target customers. The brands provide value and consistency through flexible venues and services with added value to serve the desires of business and leisure travellers alike.
Eastin Brand’s target customers are value hunters looking for luxury, comfort and convenience at the right price with maximum flexibility to serve the purpose of their visit, whether it is business or pleasure.
Unique services include free wi-fi, extended breakfast hours to 11:30 hrs, and room ready guarantee.
Eastin Easy, a 3-star hotel brand that provides comfortable accommodation, with breakfast plus approachable services and simple facilities for business and leisure travellers. The brand offers 6/12/24 hour Easy rates.
About the Travelodge Thailand
With over 1000 economy sector properties operating in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Travelodge
Thailand is developing and expanding the Travelodge brand in Thailand. The Travelodge brand in Asia is guest centred
and provides the essentials for a home away from home. Being a limited service brand, Travelodge hotels in Asia focus
on delivering an optimal experience through thoughtful design to maximize room space and ensure essential
conveniences are available to the guest.
About Absolute Golf Services (AGS)
A golf management and consultancy company with headquarters based in Thailand. Providing a full range of golf services
including, but not limited to, golf club design, development, renovations, management and consulting.
About Vienna House
Vienna House is all about making new experiences, exploring as well as recognising the true beauty that is to be found
in the simple things in life. Vienna House hotels have their own distinct character but also shared values and one aim: to
inspire guests. Austria’s largest hotel group owns and manages individual city and resort hotels with a shared character.
The hotels of the “Vienna House” brand operate in the upscale design segment and include individual city and resort
hotels that stand for timeless design and a natural air of class. “Vienna House Easy” are the group’s smart-casual design
hotels with a cool, fresh and easy-going style. The company currently employs 2,200 staff members in nine countries.
Vienna House is a registered trademark of Vienna International Hotel management AG.