Jaideep Anand is General Manager of The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotels & Residences
Jaideep Anand is appointed as General Manager of The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences. His last assignment was with The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi as general manager. Anand started his career in hospitality with The Oberoi New Delhi in F&B and rooms division. Later, he served The Oberoi Nile cruisers and was transferred to Oberoi Hotels in Saudi Arabia at the Allied Forces camps which involved catering of over 25,000 meals daily, in addition to housekeeping of the camps. This assignment won him accolades from the Saudi Royalty and he received the title of The Commander of the Allied Forces, General Schwarzkopf.
He later served as EAM F&B at The Oberoi New Delhi and led the pre-opening launch of three Oberoi hotels – The Cecil Shimla, Trident Udaipur and The Wildflower Hall Shimla. Later, he joined IHHR Hospitality and led the pre-opening of Shanti Ananda Maurice, subsequently the new corporate hotel brand ‘Ista’ at Bangalore and Hyderabad. He also undertook the additional responsibility of overseeing the Ananda Spa Institute. In 2008, he became the Regional Head of Development, where he contributed to the timely delivery of projects like Ista Amritsar, Pune and Ahmedabad.
In 2012, he moved to Ananda in the Himalayas (the world’s leading destination spa) to head the unit. Jaideep later joined Dusit International as the Area General Manager for their Indian joint venture and was responsible for their business development and operations. He led the launch of their uber luxury resort, Dusit Devarana. In 2016, he worked towards launching their corporate brand D2, a 216 room hotel at Aerocity, New Delhi. He also led the development of two hotels, one at Gurgaon (210 room D2) and the Dusit Devarana Jaipur.