Crowne Plaza Kochi has appointed Dinesh Rai as General Manager. With over two decades of experience in operation and business development, Dinesh is known for his leadership qualities complemented by diverse work experiences. He brings valuable knowledge from the wide-ranging assignments with prestigious international and Indian hospitality groups. He has worked with leading brands such as Marriott, Accor, IHG, and Taj Hotels during his previous assignments.
In his new role, Dinesh will be responsible for the continued success of the hotel by combining cutting-edge hospitality with innovative experiences for the guests. He has consistently displayed an incisive business sense along with fostering an environment of innovative thinking for driving revenues and operational excellence in all his assignments. With an outstanding reputation in establishing personal connections with guests and associates alike, his approach to work has always been commendable.
On his new appointment, Dinesh says, “Crowne Plaza Kochi is a Luxury Hotel with a perfect embodiment of world-class service and True Hospitality. I look forward to advancing the plan we have in place, to expand our brand’s reach, build stronger connections with the local community, maintain fruitful relationships with our partners and deliver genuine experiences for our guests. Apart from devising strategies for strong Rooms and Social business, focus will be to leverage on Food and Beverage capabilities to curate novel offerings for our house guests and the residents of Kochi”.
Prior to him moving to Crowne Plaza Kochi, he held the position of General Manager with Four Points Kochi where he was responsible for preopening of the hotel.