Hyatt Regency Chennai has appointed Saurav Datta as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, he will lead the business retention and expansion efforts of the Sales and Marketing team in order to drive revenue growth and will also play a key role in catalysing the branding and communications efforts of the hotel.
In addition, his past experience with conventions and MICE along with F&B operations allows him a deeper and holistic understanding of the operational aspects of the hotel industry. Datta will lead the hotel’s business development goals to greater heights through strategic leadership.
In his nearly 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he began his career with Grand Hyatt Mumbai’s pre-opening team. His career path then led him to Novotel Hyderabad Convention and Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Le Meridian Hyderabad and Le Meridian Nagpur which was his last assignment.
He completed his MBA in Sales and Marketing and a degree in Hotel Management to round out his academic career. In his spare time, he enjoys going on long drives and spending time with family and friends.