Reuben Kataria appointed as General Manager of The Leela Hotel and Residences Bhartiya City Bengaluru
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Reuben Kataria as the General Manager of the upcoming The Leela Hotel and Residences Bhartiya City Bengaluru. Recognised for his astute business acumen in managing hotels, Reuben is a veteran in the hospitality fraternity. Known for his leadership qualities and a rich and varied experience, he brings valuable knowledge from his world-wide assignments with prestigious Indian and International Hotel chains.
His professional experience in working with leading global chains includes The Oberoi, Hyatt and Marriott International. With more than two decades of experience in managing hotel operations for both Business Hotels and Resorts and with extensive practical knowledge of Food & Beverage operations, hotel development, product enhancement, up-gradation and concept development, he brings with him the ideal skillset required to help open, launch and position The Leela Hotel and Residences Bhartiya City Bengaluru in a highly competitive market.
Prior to joining The Leela, Reuben was the General Manager JW Marriott Bengaluru. In his new role, he will oversee the complete pre-opening strategy, operations and management of the hotel and guide the hotel senior leadership team with his vision.
Speaking on his appointment, Mr. Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said, “We are delighted to have Reuben Kataria join us at the helm of The Leela Hotel and Residences Bhartiya City Bengaluru. Having someone of his experience and dedication leading the team coupled with his people management skills and a deep understanding of a highly competitive market like Bengaluru will help us launch and position the hotel as a market leader within the luxury space.”
Reuben holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM C&T Chandigarh and has completed a one-year Senior Management Program from IIM Kolkata. His passion and hobbies include photography and reading.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund. The Leela, owns and operates nine award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Goa, and Mumbai. The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020. The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include business hotels in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland.