DoubleTree by Hilton Agra has appointed Shyam Kumar as the new General Manager.
Shyam is a passionate hotelier with over 21 years of experience who believes that hard work and discipline are secret ingredients to success. He started his career as an operations trainee and worked with companies such as Sarovar Park, ITC, Shangri-La and Marriott before leaving India for higher education to New Zealand in 2005.
Prior to joining DoubleTree by Hilton Agra, Shyam was the Director of Operations at Conrad Bengaluru, actively participating in the hotel’s success and strengthening the team. He has also worked with Starwood and Marriott with some of his assignments as Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La Bengaluru managing the city’s largest F&B space of 10 outlets.
Shyam has been awarded as the Runner-up for the ‘Best Hotel Manager’ South India at BW Hotelier awards 2020. He also has got the opportunity to be part of the prestigious Shine 2 program by Hilton which made him learn and understand the skills as well as accumenship required for the new roles and challenges.