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New director of sales for Avani Deira Dubai Hotel

DUBAI, February 12, 2020

Avani Deira Dubai Hotel, the first Avani hotel brand in Middle East and operated by Minor Hotels International, has appointed Sahil Thakur as director of sales.

With a robust 15 years’ journey in the hospitality sector, Thakur has enriched his professional experience in Dubai after having worked for local and international brands. He landed his first job in Dubai on 2007 as a group and events coordinator for Al Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa and then moved to Flora Park & Creek Hotel Apartments to work as an assistant sales manager on 2008. He further prospered on his career and held various positions with Dubai’s key hotel players such as Rotana and Millenium hotel brands. His last post prior to Avani Deira Dubai Hotel was with Studio M as pre-opening director of sales and marketing.

Prior to his career journey in Dubai, he started in the hospitality industry in 2004 with Hyatt Regency New Delhi as a front desk officer after graduating with B.Sc. in Hotel and Hospitality Administration from Institute of Hotel Management in Chennai, India.

Thakur reports directly to the cluster general manager Siva Ram Putta who also oversees the two other properties under Oaks Hotels & Resorts brand which is also operated by Minor Hotels International. - TradeArabia News Service


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