Marriott International has appointed Gaurav Singh as multi-property general manager for Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Rajajinagar.
He brings over 17 years of industry expertise to his new posting. His association with the Marriott family began in the year 2013. Prior to that, he worked with ITC, Oberoi and the Leela Group of Hotels. In his most recent position, he was general manager, Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott.
Singh graduated from Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal, and went on to complete his post-graduation diploma in hotel management from ITC Hospitality Management Institute (WMI), Gurgaon.
Under his leadership, the one-year old twin property was recognised at HICSA 2016 and HIFI 2016 and bagged the most preferred emerging hotel of the year award at the National Awards for Excellence in 2016.
Singh has been a recipient of several awards, including general manager for excellence in F&B in 2013 and 2014 by Marriott Asia Pacific and Hotelier India’s general manager of the year 2016.
“I am always amazed at the rapid growth of the hospitality sector in India. With this new role, I hope to leverage my wide experience and the expertise of our teams to drive successful business strategies in this ever-challenging industry,” he said.
Courtyard by Marriott, Bengaluru marks the 13th property of the brand in India. Fairfield by Marriott has been designed as a business and leisure hotel.