Targeting the buoyant business travel sector, the Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel has appointed M. Sandeep Kumar as Business Development Manager –Corporate.
Multi-lingual with experience both in India and the Arabian Gulf, he joins the hotel from the Sheraton Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, where he was assistant sales manager with a focus on the pharmaceutical, IT, aviation, media and finance sectors.
An Indian national, Sandeep boasts an array of qualifications including an MBA in hospitality management and international marketing management, an international diploma in hospitality management from the American Hotel & Lodging Association, a Bachelor of Business of Administration, and diplomas in sales and marketing and international business management.
He began his career in hospitality at The Accord Metropolitan in Chennai as business development executive before moving across to the Marriott Courtyard in the same city, specialising in business travel and the pharmaceutical sector.
Travelling to the Arabian Gulf, he took up a post as sales executive at Le Meridien Jeddah, and then transferred within the Starwood group to the Sheraton Khalidiyah.
The appointment will help boost the contribution of corporate business to the Park Regis Kris Kin, said General Manager, Scott Butcher: “We welcome Sandeep to the hotel and are confident that his experience in the key business sector will increase sales through our local corporate partners as well as in international markets.”
“While we have enjoyed an exceptional first quarter, we know in the Dubai market that new hotels are always aiming to take a share of the market and we have to remain front of mind for both business and leisure clients.”
The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel is located in the popular Bur Dubai district of Dubai and offers a host of value-priced amenities making it a popular choice for those looking for competitive rates without sacrificing quality.The 390-room hotel features event facilities for up to 220 people and a business centre, plus a range of dining options, rooftop pool and fitness centre.