Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar Managing Director Absolute Hotel Services, India is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Yasin Shaikh as Regional Manager – Revenue & Distribution effective January 2020.
With an academic base, BSc. in Hospitality studies, Mr. Yasin has over a decade of intense exposure in hotel operations, entry point being Front Office, subsequently moving to Reservations and further on to Revenue and Distribution.
He started his career with the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in New Hampshire USA, and further has worked with noteworthy global brands with large room inventory upto 400 rooms such as Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh and Ramada Hotel and Convention Centre Mumbai. His last assignment as Associate Director of Revenue, was with the popular Fariyas Group, Mumbai & Lonavala.
Having spent decent time in Front Office and Reservations, including pre-opening, functions that lay foundation for an effective Revenue & Distribution System, Yasin brings to the table freshness, an analytical mind and a probing outlook which are essential traits for this role. At Absolute Hotel Services, he will be looking after company’s revenue function alongside development and implementation of right rate strategy and will be responsible for optimising business opportunities and maximizing yield for all operating and yet to open properties.
“We are glad to welcome Yasin into our family. Revenue and Distribution as a task is swiftly moving into the science of Revenue Analysis, so as to add value to business and adopt more advanced ways in strategic planning and decisive implementation concerning pricing, budgets, forecasting, the entire gamut. His ability to crunch numbers and with an impressive revenue management pedigree I am sure he will prove to be an asset to us” said Mr. Sameer Dharkar.
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About Absolute Hotel Services (AHS)
AHS is the fastest growing hospitality management/branding company in Asia and Europe with an ever-expanding geographic portfolio of hotels, resorts and serviced residences. Head quartered in Bangkok, Thailand with regional offices in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and Europe with more expansions planned, AHS and its brands have resonated with investors and consumers contributing value to all stakeholders. Covering the luxury to economy segments through its brands U Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences and Eastin Easy. AHS also has the right to manage hotels under Travelodge brand under Travelodge Thailand and Vienna House brand under Vienna House Asia.
AHS is an affiliate company of U City Public Company Limited which is one of Thailand’s largest public listed companies.
About U Hotels & Resorts Brand
The brand was created with today’s travellers in mind and their expectations from the fast moving pace of hospitality. Founded in 2008, U Hotels & Resorts is an uncomplicated bijoux deluxe hotel brand that is a stimulating blend of local heritage and design accents that pair with modern amenities, services and facilities to unobtrusively encourage sophisticated target customers eager to enjoy the local environment. U Hotels & Resorts’ unique concept of services include 24-hour use of room, breakfast whenever/wherever, free Wi-Fi, U choose programme, and U Make a Difference programme.
About Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Residences | Eastin Easy Brands
Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts and Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences – a 4 and 5 star luxury brand created to base on relevance to market as well as need and the desires of targeted customers. The brands provide value and consistency through flexible venues and services with added value to serve the desires of business and leisure travelers. Eastin Brand’s target customers are value hunters looking for luxury, comfort and convenience at the right price with maximum flexibility to serve the purpose of their visit, whether for business or pleasure. Unique’s services include free wi-fi, extended breakfast hour to 11:30 hrs, and room ready guaranteed.
Eastin Easy, a 3 star hotel brand that provides comfortable accommodation, with breakfast plus approachable services and simple facilities for business and leisure travelers. The brand offers 6/12/24 hour Easy rates.
About the Travelodge Thailand
With over 1000 properties operating in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in the economy sector. Travelodge Thailand is developing and expanding the Travelodge brand in Thailand. The Travelodge brand in Asia is centered around the guest and providing the essentials for a home away from home. Being a limited service brand, Travelodge hotels in Asia focus on delivering the optimal stay experience through thoughtful design to maximize the space in the room and ensuring essential conveniences to the guest.
About Absolute Golf Services (AGS)
A golf management and consultancy company headquartered in Thailand. Providing a full range of golf services including but not limited to golf club design, development, renovations, management and consulting.
About Vienna House
Vienna House is all about endless exploration, the European zeitgeist and modern hospitality. Vienna House is always bespoke; it is hospitality in its entirety. Always down-to-earth and on the pulse of the times. Austria’s largest hotel group owns and manages hotels with a focus on business travel and city breaks in Europe. Resorts in south-east Asia will be added. The company encompasses Vienna House, Vienna House Easy, Vienna Townhouse and Vienna House R.evo. The individual city hotels of Vienna House are operated in the upscale segment and combine timeless design with class. The concept of Vienna House Easy stands for a smart and casual design with a cool, easy-going style. Vienna Townhouse is the boutique-style city residence. Bohemian chic B&B for individualists. Vienna House R.evo is the hotel revolution for the urban lifestyle, combining, for the first time ever, the lifestyle of a hotel, the flexibility of serviced apartments and the individuality of a home.
About 59Club Asia
59Club Asia presented is the Asia office of 59Club UK that was established in 2007, and is now a market leader in providing bespoke mystery shopper performance measurement programmes for the Golf, Leisure, Spa, Events, F&B and Hotel Industries. The ultimate objective of 59Club is to provide venues with a valuable management tool to measure, improve and then maintain standards of customer service, in turn increasing visitor and member retention. The end result being a boost to customer satisfaction, revenues and profits.