Mr. Arjun Kaggallu’ s journey in the hospitality industry is nothing short of remarkable. Starting as an Industrial Trainee at Hyatt Regency, he embarked on a path that would lead him to the prestigious position of General Manager at Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences.
Spanning Continents with Renowned Hotel Brands
His career trajectory showcases his unwavering dedication and commitment to excellence. Mr. Kaggallu’s experience spans across three continents (India, Europe & United States of America) with renowned hotel brands like The St. Regis, Marriott, Hyatt, Taj & Accor group of hotels including some iconic hotels like The St. Regis New York, Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa, Taj Lands End etc. Throughout his journey, he consistently demonstrated his leadership abilities and operational expertise.
Educational Foundation: Certifications and Degrees
He holds an E-Cornell Certification as well as Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Business School Chardonne, Mont Pelerin, Switzerland & Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management from Merit Swiss Asian School of Hotel management.
Balancing Act: Strategy and Adaptability
Arjun has a forte for finding balance between strategic management and adaptability; his key strengths lie in planning & budget management, manpower planning & training, financial reporting and hotel operations. For him, people are an organisations biggest asset and is enthusiastic about developing leaders by encouraging and motivating talent across the hierarchy. He is known for his hands-on approach and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that the highest standards of service are maintained throughout the property.
People-Centric Leadership Approach
Under Arjun’s guidance, Novotel Kolkata has gained a reputation for its world-class service, innovative offerings, and commitment to sustainability. He constantly seeks opportunities to enhance the guest experience by introducing new amenities and implementing cutting-edge technologies.
Championing Sustainability and Innovation
Arjun’s passion for the hospitality industry is evident in his commitment to delivering memorable experiences and exceeding guest expectations. His strategic thinking, operational expertise, and dedication to excellence make him a valuable asset to Novotel Kolkata and the hospitality industry as a whole.