Situated on the banks of the pristine Mobor beach, The St. Regis Goa Resort is a tranquil paradise for luxury travellers from across the globe. Nestled in the lush greenery along the banks of the river Sal, the hotel offers a soothing and relaxing environment for guests to unwind and relax. With an aim to elevate The St. Regis experience and provide unrivalled luxury experiences to the guests, the hotel has undertaken appointments in both the traditional and digital teams.
At the helm of marketing, the hotel has appointed, Gargi Guha as Director of Marketing and Communications at The St. Regis Goa Resort.
An experienced professional with over two decades of cumulative experience in sales and marketing, Gargi Guha joins The St. Regis Goa Resort, essentially for her immersive luxury experience. A seasoned communications specialist, Gargi has been a part of the pre-opening teams Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru and Park Hyatt Chennai. Previously, she has also worked with Marriott International under the Ritz Carlton brand in Bangalore.
In her current role, Gargi will be largely responsible for positioning and leveraging the brand’s legacy in delivering its messaging as a luxury brand offering exceptional services and experiences.
In her free time, Gargi writes articles for several publications on her areas of interest which include Italian wine, food and travel. She is certified WSET Level 2 and has an MBA from the University of Wales.
Supporting Gargi in furthering The St. Regis legacy will be, Sandhya Sharma as Associate Director of Marketing at The St. Regis Goa Resort.
An ace Certified Hospitality Digital Marketer (CHDM), Sandhya is a marketer with a strong leaning towards digital marketing with her past stint as Digital Client Services Manager of the Marriot Digital Service. She has a keen interest in digital disciplines including SEO, Paid Media, and Social Media and has had a track record of steering customers toward booking on direct online channels.
She has rich experience working closely with hotels in the Marriott and Hilton brand portfolio in the APEC and North American markets, mostly from the vantage point of being an agency champion. Before joining The St. Regis Goa Resort, Sandhya was in a Corporate Marketing role managing Kaldan Samudhra Luxury Palace Hotel, Chennai and other Accord brands.
Armed with an Engineering and MBA degree from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Sandhya enjoys travel, poetry writing and blogging in her spare time.
In a bid to take the digital footprint further, Bijo Thomas has been appointed as the Digital Marketing Manager at The St. Regis Goa Resort.
He has been a key player in the resort’s branding since October 2022 and handling all aspects of marketing for the hotel. Proficient in web-based solutions, OTA management, performance marketing etc, he enjoys handling social media the most, often getting involved in the end-to-end content creation process from ideation to execution stages, scripting, directing, and also shooting videos. His expertise spans across mediums and he is adept at crafting marketing collaterals on most platforms.
Before joining The St. Regis Goa Resort, Bijo had experience handling marketing functions in several global brands like Hilton, Hyatt and other brands of Marriott International.
A musician at heart, Bijo is a songwriter and vocalist who can be found toggling between different instruments when not crafting content for the next campaign. Bijo has a Master’s in Media & Communication from Christ University in Bangalore.