The Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa appoints Vikas Kumar as general manager
Vikas Kumar brings with him extensive experience of over 18 years in the hospitality industry
As general manager of The Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa, Vikas Kumar will be responsible for overseeing the hotel operations and ensuring stellar standards of guest service. He brings with him extensive experience of over 18 years in the hospitality industry, which includes almost a decade spent with Marriott International Hotels.
Kumar commenced his professional journey as the f&b supervisor at Ananda in the Himalayas and worked his way up many prestigious hospitality chains as part of the pre-opening phases like - Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park, Sheraton Bangalore Brigade Gateway and The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace. Before joining the ranks as general manager, he was director of f&b at W Retreat & Spa Maldives and director of operations at JW Marriott Chandigarh. Additionally, he has held various f&b designations at IHCL Hotels, Accor Hotels (Novotel Hyderabad), Intercontinental Hotel & Resort, Goa, and Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Towers, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
He was also general manager at Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport, where he was instrumental in converting the hotel to a ‘Smoke Free Compliant Hotel’ which was also certified by the ‘Global Wellness Council’. While at JW Marriott Chandigarh, his active role in the conceptual development of 35 Brewhouse, resulted in it being established as the first ever microbrewery of its kind in an Indian five-star hotel.