Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield Hotel has announced the appointment of Rahul Khandelwal, as their new Director of Sales and Marketing. Rahul is no stranger to the hospitality industry. He is an industry veteran, with a rich and diverse sales experience spanning 17 years which covers five major markets working with acclaimed hotel chains like ITC and Taj. Prior to joining Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield Hotel, Rahul headed the sales and marketing at the Vivanta Bengaluru Whitefield.
In his current role at the Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield, Rahul will be focusing not only on the business recovery of the hotel post the pandemic but would also work towards reinforcement of the brand and its core ethos. He will also strive to create new and sustainable business streams for the hotel.
A 2004 Hotel Management Graduate from W.G.S.H.A Manipal, Rahul in his leisure time loves gardening and spending time with his family and adopted pets. Apart from this Rahul is very active in rescue and adoption of stray dogs.
On his appointment, Rahul said, “I am very delighted to join Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield, a brand I have always admired for excellence and luxury. My role as the Director of Sales and Marketing offers boundless opportunities and I am very excited to witness the structural change in the industry and the upbeat in market sentiment as the hospitality industry slowly bounces back. Also, I am really looking forward to working with such a dynamic and hardworking team that is striving to bring to life the outstanding experiences and spirit of the Marriott brand to our guests.”