Rakesh Upadhyay joins Courtyard by Marriott Bhopal as their general manager
Upadhyay is both people and a process-driven person with a sound understanding of business dynamics
Rakesh Upadhyay has joined Courtyard by Marriott Bhopal as their general manager. Upadhyay brings with him over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. His unique perspective on strategy design and execution has enabled him to gain expertise across all verticals in the sector.
Upadhyay is always focused on enhancing the overall guest experience at hotel, bringing stellar growth in revenue, identify new opportunities and developing a talented and committed team. His strong communication skill is a bonus that always helps him easily determine guest and employee concerns making him a successful and welcoming leader.
Upadhyay is both people and process- driven person with a sound understanding of business dynamics. He is often seen as a critical thinker who uses logic and reason to identify and evaluate situations and their alternative solutions. As a leader of great repute, Upadhyay has also guided his team to push past their expectations to provide the best work possible. He believes in fostering an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
Rakesh has exceptional business acumen with a keen understanding of operational aspects of the hospitality Industry. He has the ability to drive the team towards achieving the organizations goals through creative and innovative solutions. His stint with Marriott Group began in 2010. His biggest milestone in the career was achieved when he joined Westin Hyderabad as Hotel Manager. He joined the task force for Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar Spa & Resort and was later appointed as the General Manager for Courtyard by Marriott Bhopal where he managed to establish Courtyard Bhopal as the leading hotel of the city and redefining Food and Beverage landscape in the city.
Formative years included stint with ITC – Luxury Collection and Oberois.During his journey as an executive chef, Upadhyay was instrumental in giving a facelift to the cuisine of the hotel and set up some long lasting delivery system. He has won several awards and ensured that the departmental profit and standards were maintained.