Bharat Ratanpal has recently joined as General Manager for Crowne Plaza, Pune City Centre.
Ratanpal, who has worked in the hospitality industry for over 16 years, was the Director of Sales and Marketing at the iconic JW Marriott Mumbai, Juhu, for over 2 years on his last assignment. Prior to that Ratanpal spent 12 years with the Hyatt Hotels Corporation working with numerous upscale and luxurious properties including — Grand Hyatt Mumbai, the pre-opening team of Grand Hyatt, Goa, and Park Hyatt, Goa Resort and Spa (now ITC Grand Resort & Spa).
Originally from Mumbai, Ratanpal graduated in Hospitality Management from Kohinoor — IMI, School of Hospitality Management, Khandala, India; Indian Campus of IMI, Luzern, Switzerland. Ratanpal is a highly motivated, passionate and disciplined professional, carrying with him a vast experience in sales, marketing and overall hotel revenue in both domestic and international markets. His keen insight of both resort and corporate hotel segments brings an out-of-the-box approach to business.
He will play an active role in showcasing Crowne Plaza, Pune City Centre as one of the preferred choices in hospitality for business or leisure. Bharat will also focus on engaging with local communities to promote responsible business and positive change as part of IHG’s global — True Hospitality for Good programme.
Ratanpal is keen on building valuable and rewarding relations with associated partners, guests and employees owing to his outstanding interpersonal communications.Together with his energy, enthusiasm and diverse experience, Bharat Ratanpal's appointment is a significant milestone for Crowne Plaza, Pune City Centre.