An experienced hospitality professional with a passion for operational excellence and guest engagement, Rahul Maini has been appointed as the General Manager of Jaipur Marriott Hotel.
Having over 20 years of versatile accomplishments in the hotel and food & beverage operations at some of the most premier hotel properties in India and abroad, Maini is a result-oriented individual who has consistently delivered results, which have contributed to the overall success of the hotel. He accomplished his performance objectives with his steel grit and determination. This included driving revenue, accentuating digital marketing and creativity, and elevating hotel services.
Maini holds a Diploma in Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Nutrition from the National Council of Hotel Management. His career with the Marriott brand began with the Marriott Executive Apartments and Renaissance (Mumbai), in March 2001. He moved to various luxury Taj properties like Taj Palace Hotel (Dubai), Taj Mahal Hotel (New Delhi) and Taj Lake Palace (Udaipur). He was later appointed as the Director of Operations at Courtyard by Marriott in Ahmedabad in 2011.
Accomplished and inspirational, Maini has also helped oversee and mentor pre-opening for hotels. With strong background in operations, Maini’s leadership qualities led him to become the opening General Manager of Renaissance Lucknow Hotel in 2015. A consummate hotelier, Maini took over the role as General Manager of Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa in March 2016, armed with his comprehensive perspective on the intricacies of helming luxury hotels. He brought his own inimitable style and extensive market knowledge to Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa and positioned the hotel as the most preferred luxury desert resort in India. Before moving to Jaipur, Maini was the General Manager of Westin Kolkata Rajarhat. His remarkable ability to nurture and grow a business while evaluating opportunities, risks and also implement innovative new solutions has been his success throughout.
He is all set to provide leadership and strategic planning to all departments of the hotel. Reliant and resilient, he will also be spearheading highly effective, targeted strategies across sales, revenue management and operations. Furthermore, he ensures excellence in guest satisfaction by maintaining the highest standards of quality and service in support of Jaipur Marriott Hotel’s culture and ethics.
Maini is a fitness enthusiast who loves playing outdoor sports as a stress buster and likes to spend time working out. He truly values family time and enjoys leisure time with his wife and daughter.