Samvel Sathyan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
ATITHI DEVO BHAVO (guest is God) the philosophy is an intrinsic part of Indian Culture. With hospitality being a code of conduct for our heritage, making people `feel at home' is deeply rooted in our hospitality business as well. Aligned to this, Zubin Mehta once quoted, "Indian hotels are doing well globally because they understand hospitality." The wise words are so true in the case of Aarin Hospitality, which is backed by the immense proficiency of Samvel Sathyan, who has understood the ins and outs of hospitality in his 15+ years of industrial mastery. He began his journey as a Front Office Executive at Taj Hotels in 2004. After several years of association with many star hotels, he set the foundation of Aarin in the year 2010.
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Top 10 Leaders in Hospitality - 2021
Tourism is the major contributor to the hospitality sector in India. It is the source of foreigners coming to India and appreciating the widespread and diverse culture and the flora, fauna, and heritage places. Some of the foreigners visiting India complete the business paper works and contribute to the tourism sector with their short visit to a tourist spot. Hospitality with its center pillar tourism, witnesses high foreign exchange, and a major section of the hospitality graduates are employed in the tourism industry. The government is the main initiator of the growth of the hotel industry in India, where business travelers have shown quite a growth in their headcount as the Indian IT sector grows fast and global companies increasing their business horizon.
In Fiscal Year 2020, RevPAR (Revenue Per Available Room) stood at INR 1,951.34 (approx) and it is expected to reach INR 3,336.28 by Fiscal Year 2025. This is quite an increase as the hotel industry is expected to grow as International Cricket Council hosted Men's World Cup 2023 approaches. It is also projected that by the Fiscal Year 2025 INR 6,292.85 reach with a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) expansion of 2.49 percent between the Fiscal Year 2021-2025.
The most digitally advanced tourist nation where digital tools are implemented for planning, booking, and journey experience, India's blooming Hospitality industry will grow by the leadership of excellent quality. In this issue of the CEO Insights Magazine, a list of `Top 10 Leaders in Hospitality - 2021' is given to the readers in various areas, for educating the Excellency regarding Hospitality in India. The listing is prepared up by a group of industry veterans, CEOs, and VCs, and the CEO Insights Magazine editorial team.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Amit Roy, Founder,Anupam Sehgal, Founder||Thinktanc||"Amit coming from a business family studied Master's in Business in India and Hospitality Management from Australia and has worked with renowned restaurants, brands and companies. Anupam completed Hotel Management and helped hotel businesses grow in his education region Goa and contributed with his leadership in different companies"|
|Devbrat Bhardwaj,Founder||One Sprig Hospitality Consultants||Exclusively experienced consultant with demonstrated success in Catering, Service Standards, Cooking, Restaurant Management, and Yield Management and is renowned for business development|
|Dipinder Benjamin,Founder and CEO||Morpho Hotels & Resorts||Leader in enterprising and strategy development with proven success in business establishment and operation in hotels and resorts vertical and renowned in the industry for leadership of large teams|
|Gaurav Arora,Founder & CEO||Enhance Hospitality||Experienced in business development abroad with leadership in operations and has working experience in international hotel chains|
|Himanshu Lodha, Founder-Director,Vinay Lodha, Co-Founder & Director||AH International||Himanshu has completed education in Spain and gathered incomparable experience in contributing with his leadership in sales and operation execution Vinay completed Finance graduation and started career as market analyst before venturing out for AH International|
|Indira Kumar,Founder||A-Diet Express Hospitality Service||Some of the major attributes of Indira are team management, operations management, team building, business development and negotiation through which he is becoming successful in growing the company worldwide|
|Mehul Sharma,Founder||Signum Hotels and Resorts||Major recognitions of Mehul includes scaling hospitality business from scratch with aim of building trust among people and he is also a personal coach cum mentor|
|Pradeep Kumar,Founder and CEO||Delhi By Locals||With degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management, Pradeep started in Tour and Travel industry as Operations Manager and within a short time Pradeep founded the company with exclusive skills in business|
|Rahul,Founder||Azure Hospitality||Reader of stoicism, Rahul leads a team of 2000+ people with positive vibes and innovative design thoughts|
|Samvel Sathyan,Founder||Aarin Hospitality||After completing Business education in Tourism Promotion Operation, Samvel gained prime industry importance with his exemplary contribution as Guest Service Manager and Strategic Human Planning|