Aditya Chacko is the General Manager of Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja, one of the most luxurious and popular hotels in Lagos, Nigeria. Chacko’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry, combined with his visionary leadership and commitment to excellence, has helped the hotel to achieve exceptional success.
Chacko’s journey in the hospitality industry began over 13 years ago. He has worked in several countries across Asia, Middle East, and Africa. He has held a number of notable leadership roles in the following hotels; Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel & Marriott Executive Apartments, Mumbai, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon, Salalah Marriott Resort, Salalah, Kigali Marriott Hotel, Rwanda, Accra Marriott Hotel, Ghana between 2010 and 2020.
Chacko’s leadership has been instrumental in the hotel’s growth and success. Under his leadership, the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja won the “2022 Hotel of the Year” Award for Sub-Saharan Africa. This award was given by the parent company – Marriott International. The Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja outperformed over 90 Marriott International hotels within the Sub-Saharan region in key performance indicators such as Gross Operating Profit, Guest Satisfaction index and a total sales up by over 45% versus budget.
One of Chacko’s significant accomplishments as the General Manager of Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja is his commitment to the safety and wellbeing of the guests and staff. As a part of the pre-opening team in his role as the Director of Hotel Operations, Chacko and his team implemented strict safety measures to ensure the hotel opened with all the necessary safety guidelines in place.
Chacko’s passion for the hospitality industry is evident in his dedication to creating strategic alliances with organization leaders, effectively aligning with and supporting key business initiatives and developing relationships within the communities.
Chacko’s leadership has also helped the hotel to become a hub for business travelers. With the hotels’ prime location in the heart of Ikeja, Lagos, it has become a preferred destination for business travelers, hosting several high-profile events and conferences.
In addition to his commitment to the hospitality industry, Chacko is also passionate about social responsibility. Under his leadership, the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja has implemented several initiatives aimed at giving back to the community. For instance, the hotel partners with local charity organizations to support education and health initiatives.
In conclusion, Aditya Chacko’s leadership as the General Manager of the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja has been exceptional. His visionary leadership, commitment to excellence, and passion for the hospitality industry have helped the hotel to achieve unparalleled success. As he continues to drive the hotel’s growth and expansion, Chacko’s legacy as a true hospitality industry leader will undoubtedly endure for years to come.