DoubleTree by Hilton Agra announced the appointment of their new general manager, Shyam Kumar.
Shyam Kumar is a passionate hotelier with over 21 years of experience who believes that hard work and discipline are secret ingredients to success. He started his career as an operations trainee and worked with companies such as Sarovar Park, ITC, Shangri-La, and Marriott before leaving India for higher education to New Zealand in 2005.
Prior to joining DoubleTree by Hilton Agra, Shyam was the Director of Operations at Conrad Bengaluru, actively participating in the hotel’s success and strengthening the team. He has also worked with Starwood and Marriott with some of his assignments as Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La Bengaluru managing the city’s largest F&B space of 10 outlets.
He got the opportunity to be part of the prestigious Shine 2 program by Hilton which made him learn and understand the skills as well as acumen required for the new roles and challenges.
Fitness, Music, and books keep driving him during his free time. He also likes exploring heritage and spiritual sites.
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