The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts appoints Nishant Agarwal as General Manager of The Leela Palace Udaipur
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts appoints Nishant Agarwal as the General Manager of The Leela Palace Udaipur. In his new role, Nishant will manage the award-winning luxury hotel, which was voted World’s No. 1 hotel by Travel+Leisure World’s Best Award Survey, 2019 and more recently, the No.1 Resort in India in the same survey in 2020.
Nishant is an accomplished hotelier and brings two decades of hospitality experience with him with a strong Food & Beverage background, having set up award-winning operations at various domestic and International hotel brands. His multi property operational experience, leadership skills and comprehensive understanding of the business are distinguishing facets of his career.
Nishant began his career with The Imperial New Delhi and honed his skills further in luxury hospitality management with The Oberoi. He later worked with Marriott International across brands. His last assignment was with the Atmosphere Hotels in Maldives as General Manager.
“We are delighted to have Nishant helm this iconic hotel in our portfolio. His understanding of nuanced luxury, dynamism and leadership skills will be a great asset as the hotel continues to evolve and strengthen its positioning as one of the most desirable destinations in the world,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.
Nishant is an alumnus of the Institute of Hotel Management PUSA, New Delhi. He is passionate about travelling, reading and loves to spend his spare time with his family.
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.