Mahema-BhutiaIn her new role, Mrs Bhutia is responsible for the efficiency of the Sales and Marketing Department in terms of sales, profitability and image.

Mrs Bhutia brings 12 years of experience of the hospitality industry to the role, including stints as Director of Sales & Marketing for Hyatt Regency Pune; Associate Director of Sales at Hyatt Regency Mumbai; Senior Sales Manager for Marriott Executive Apartment and Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Center; and Manager of Banquet Sales for the Oberoi Group in Mumbai.

Dusit International’s Assistant Vice President - Global Sales, Mr. James Ramage, says the appointment represents an essential first step for the group on its mission to expand within India. “We look forward to having Mahema establish the first of our forthcoming Dusit Devarana brand of properties in India” says Mr. Ramage.

Dusit Devarana Hotels and Resorts are designed to provide private sanctuaries in exceptional environments to counter the demands of the ordinary world. The brand will be aimed at guests seeking a balance between success and quality of life. The first Dusit Devarana, Dusit Devarana New Delhi, is scheduled to open in Q4 2012.