Venu Gopal joins the all-new Courtyard by Marriott at Tiruchirappalli as General Manager. With abundant knowledge and close to 22 years of diversified hospitality industry experience, Venu Gopal is all set to take the lead of the first international hospitality brand in Trichy.
He will be spearheading property operations and implementing growth strategies to achieve and sustain leadership in the new market. A passionate hotelier, Venu believes in a customer-centric approach and uncompromising quality of service delivered to sustain revenues and develop market share.
Venu holds specialisation in Sales and Marketing function and has strong expertise in the Southern Indian market and an expert in pre-opening, product launch and in establishing a foothold in new markets. He was instrumental in the pre-opening of ibis Coimbatore city, the launch of Vivanta by Taj Surya at Coimbatore and the migration of two hotel brands, The Gateway Hotel and Vivanta by Taj as part of the brand architecture exercise.
A natural leader, Venu Gopal believes people make all the difference. He recognizes the importance of creating and nurturing an efficient strong team for smooth operations, delivering a seamless guest experience and actively participate in the development of human assets.
Started his journey in the hospitality industry in early 2000, Venu has worked with several brands under the Taj group of hotels at Kochi, Vizag and Coimbatore.
In 2016, he assumed his first role as General Manager at ibis Coimbatore and went on to become General Manager of ibis Hyderabad Hitech City in 2019 before accepting his current role at Courtyard by Marriott Trichy.