KATHMANDU: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu has appointed Rajesh Ramdas as its general manager effective May 2.
With an over 20-year career in the hospitality industry and having worked across various functions within rooms division, his most recent assignment was as general manager with Hyatt Regency Ludhiana, as per a media release.
A hotel management graduate from Mangalore University, he commenced his career with The Leela Group as a management trainee in 1995, during which time he did an understudy in housekeeping. He was promoted to assistant manager of reservations and then transferred to the front office as lobby manager.
He then joined the pre-opening team of Burj Al Arab – Dubai in 1999 as guest services manager and subsequently moved into the front office manager role. He started his career with Hyatt as director of rooms at Hyatt Regency Mumbai, where he further enhanced his career as executive assistant manager before moving to Hyatt Regency Ludhiana.
In his new role at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, he will be leading a team of dedicated associates taking care of 280 rooms, restaurants and the newly renovated event venues at the property. He has moved into Kathmandu along with his family.
In addition to being a movie buff, he is an avid reader and the travel bug has taken him to many places.
A version of this article appears in print on May 11, 2018 of The Himalayan Times.