Preferred Hotel Group appoints new head
Dubai, April 2, 2014
Preferred Hotel Group, a global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, has appointed Saurabh Rai as its area managing director of South Asia and Middle East.
In his new position, Rai will work with Anthony Ross, executive vice of president of Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa for Preferred Hotel Group, to drive continuous development and strategic expansion of the company and its family of brands in the region.
Rai began his career with the group in 2008 as director of global sales and development for India and Middle East.
He was promoted to regional director of India in 2009 and gained additional responsibilities upon his subsequent promotion to regional director of South Asia and Middle East in 2013.
Over the past six years, Rai has been integral to the development of the group, growing the company’s portfolio of member hotels in the region from two properties in India to 37 world-class hotels and resorts across several countries. - TradeArabia News Service