The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts appoints Chandrashekhar Joshi as the General Manager of The Leela Palace Jaipur.
In his new role CJ as he is better known in the industry, will launch the soon-to-open 200 room Palace, a reflection of modern palatial grandeur, inspired by the Rajputana heritage.
He will be instrumental in introducing The Leela Palace Programming and signature Palace Service to the Pink City while ensuring that it is delivered with authenticity and the graciousness of Indian hospitality.
With over 20 years of extensive hospitality experience, Chandrashekhar Joshi has worked with Hotels like Le Meridien Pune, JW Marriott Juhu Mumbai, Renaissance Mumbai, JW Marriott Mussoorie and JW Marriott Jaipur. Prior to joining The Leela, CJ was the General Manager Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa.
A passionate hotelier with a proven track record of managing both city and leisure hotels, Chandrashekhar Joshi has a strong business insight and the distinctive ability to get the best out of his teams. A pre-opening expert, with some very successful hotel openings, Chandrashekhar Joshi has ensured that his hotels ramp up quickly while maintaining a strong market positioning. His forte lies in curating and delivering exceptional guest experiences propelled by a strong background in Food & Beverage operations and Sales and Marketing.
“We are delighted to have CJ lead the opening of The Leela Palace Jaipur. His astute business acumen and deep understanding of Jaipur as a market as well as the expectations of a discerning luxury leisure traveller will be a great asset as we launch and position the newest Palace in our portfolio in a highly competitive luxury travel market,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.
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