Copthorne Hotel Dubai, part of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, has appointed Kranthi Kumar as the hotel’s new revenue manager.
In his new role, Kumar will be tasked with maximising overall revenue and identifying new business opportunities for Copthorne Hotel Dubai. He will also be responsible for providing analysis and recommendations on rate strategy to ensure optimum RevPAR, as well as directly managing the OTA accounts. He will have direct management of the Reservations department and tasked with providing further training for the team and exposure to the Front Desk to further explore untapped revenue potential.
Before his appointment at Copthorne Hotel Dubai, Kumar has served as a revenue manager at Millennium Hotel Fujairah, cluster revenue and front office manager at Novotel Riyadh Al Anoud & Novotel Suites Riyadh Dyar and assistant cluster revenue manager with Al Faisaliah Hotel & Hotel Al Khozama, by Rosewood Hotels.
Glenn Nobbs, general manager of Copthorne Hotel Dubai said: “We strongly believe in identifying the top strengths of an individual and placing them in the correct senior management position. Investing in the right candidate and developing our team in the key regions is our utmost priority. We are thrilled to welcome Kranthi Kumar and I am looking forward to receiving his insights on implementing revenue management operations, procedures and best practices to drive the market share.”
Kumar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is also one of the few leaders chosen to attend the International Hospitality Management Program in France at the Academie ACCOR.
Commenting on his appointment, Kumar said: “I am excited to be a part of this team and look forward to an exceptional phase of my career.” - TradeArabia News Service