Nishant Kumar has been appointed as General Manager, Great Destination Hotels and Resorts, a Bengaluru-based hospitality major started by GD Group. The group’s first property, Vividus, a business hotel is scheduled to open this February on Race Course Road, Bengaluru.
Kumar’s previous stint was with Bur Al Hickman Hospitality LLC, Oman, as Chief Operating Officer where he spearheaded four operating brands across two different countries in the Middle East. He brings 19 years of experience in the hospitality.
Kumar began his career as restaurant manager Alibaba Grover Co, Pattaya, Thailand, Bawarchi Restaurant Co, Bangkok, Food and Beverages Manager at The “O” hotels & Ramada Bangalore, Pune, Assistant F&B Manager at Vivanta by Taj, Kovalam.
As Regional F&B Head at Ramada Hotel, he has led the F&B division with four F&B outlets with the launch of “Terrace Grill”, a seafood and continental grill restaurant.