Bangalore : Nihal Kurian has been appointed as the Director of Sales & Marketing at Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel. His core responsibilities will include planning and implementing of the hotel’s sales and marketing strategy, maximizing hotel’s revenues, exploring business opportunities through events, setting annual budgets, forecasting, analyzing revenue reports and strategy amongst others.
Nihal is a result-oriented and passionate sale’s professional with a wealth of experience in enhancing sales, marketing, and revenue streams. As an individual with over 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry spanning across India, Nihal boasts an impressive resumé. Through astute planning, account management, market and customer insight, and the identification of innovative solutions, he has created a portfolio with a proven track record of outperforming market-leading competitors.
Prior to joining Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel, Nihal was the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Hilton Garden Inn Pune. Nihal got his MBA in Marketing from James Cook University in Singapore after which he began his career at the JW Marriott Hotel Pune in 2010 where he stayed for seven years, working up to Senior Sales Manager. He was then transferred to Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield as Assistant Director and then to Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Whitefield as Director of Sales. His career has also seen him through other managerial and directorial roles in some of the leading hospitality brands.
Both his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management and his MBA in Global Marketing have allowed Nihal to gain valuable knowledge about the hospitality industry. His education coupled with his 13 plus years of experience working within the hospitality industry make Nihal a perfect candidate to fill the role.
When away from desk, Nihal loves spending his time by being around his family & friends, reading, travelling and indulging in his ardent love of music.
About Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel: Indulge in the unrivaled luxury of the 5-star accommodations at Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel by Marriott International. Nestled in Bengaluru’s Central Business District, the Garden City hotel offers a wealth of amenities just 500 meters away from the iconic Bangalore Turf Club. The hotels’ prime location is also situated near the Majestic, MG Road, the Indiranagar shopping/nightlife hub and the Bangalore Palace Grounds. After exploring local attractions, pamper yourself with the hotel’s on-site spa services or exercise in the fitness center. In the evening, enjoy delicious cuisines in our on-site restaurants & chic bars before retreating to luxury hotel rooms or suites. Unwind with premium in-room amenities, plush bedding and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi. If visiting for event planning reasons, take advantage of the hotels’ sophisticated venues with modern technology, expert catering services and professional planning services.
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