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Prateek Dharkar named Director of Operations at Absolute Hotel Services

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Prateek DharkarAbsolute Hotel Services is delighted to announce the elevation of Mr. Prateek Dharkar as Director Of Operations, South Asia & Middle East.

Prateek will be responsible for the support and oversight of operations, along with pre-opening transition of new properties under the management which includes U Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences and Eastin Easy as well as White Label properties.

He has completed his Masters in International Management from University of Exeter and holds commerce graduation degree with specialization in Banking and comes with a strengthened and intense Operations base that he has gained over the 8 years with Absolute Hotel Services, especially his recent spell at the Corporate Level, his role as Quality Assurance Specialist in Bangkok, Thailand. This stint, has extrapolated his grasp on Processes, Quality and Brand Standards which are crucial implants for an International Operation. With his perpetual passion, advanced attitude and his ultimate purpose of ensuring a holistic approach, he is being transferred and will now support South Asia & Middle East region in his new role as Director of Operations and will also support Revenue and Sales vertical.

An avid technology buff who is extremely keen on keeping up with the trends and gaining new learnings each day, his key strengths are being quality conscious, process driven. It is all about relevance, and this trait will keep bringing Operations to speed with the latest developments and its impact while put to use.

“We are happy to welcome an effervescent and cheerful Prateek back to our team. With his persona and renewed insights, he is will add further sharpness and exuberance to Operations. Brand Audits and quest for Guest Delight remain main stay in his skill set, which will keep Operations fresh and on its toes, perpetually. ” said Mr. Shalil Suvarna, Vice President Operations & Pre-Opening South Asia & Middle East.

About U Hotels & Resorts Brand

The brand was created with today’s travellers in mind and their expectations from the fast moving pace of hospitality.  Founded in 2008, U Hotels & Resorts is an uncomplicated bijoux deluxe hotel brand that is a stimulating blend of local heritage and design accents that pair with modern amenities, services and facilities to unobtrusively encourage sophisticated target customers eager to enjoy the local environment.

U Hotels & Resorts’ unique concept of services include 24-hour use of room, breakfast whenever/wherever, free Wi-Fi, U choose programme, and U Make a Difference programme.

About Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Residences | Eastin Easy Brands

Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts and Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences – a 4 and 5 star luxury brand created to base on relevance to market as well as need and the desires of targeted customers. The brands provide value and consistency through flexible venues and services with added value to serve the desires of business and leisure travelers.

Eastin Brand’s target customers are value hunters looking for luxury, comfort and convenience at the right price with maximum flexibility to serve the purpose of their visit, whether for business or pleasure.

Unique’s services include free wi-fi, extended breakfast hour to 11:30 hrs, and room ready guaranteed.

Eastin Easy, a 3 star hotel brand that provides comfortable accommodation, with breakfast plus approachable services and simple facilities for business and leisure travelers.  The brand offers 6/12/24 hour Easy rates.

About the Travelodge Thailand

With over 1000 properties operating in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in the economy sector.  Travelodge Thailand is developing and expanding the Travelodge brand in Thailand.

The Travelodge brand in Asia is centered around the guest and providing the essentials for a home away from home. Being a limited service brand, Travelodge hotels in Asia focus on delivering the optimal stay experience through thoughtful design to maximize the space in the room and ensuring essential conveniences to the guest.

About Absolute Golf Services (AGS)

A golf management and consultancy company headquartered in Thailand. Providing a full range of golf services including but not limited to golf club design, development, renovations, management and consulting.

About Vienna House

Vienna House is all about endless exploration, the European zeitgeist and modern hospitality. Vienna House is always bespoke; it is hospitality in its entirety. Always down-to-earth and on the pulse of the times. Austria’s largest hotel group owns and manages hotels with a focus on business travel and city breaks in Europe. Resorts in south-east Asia will be added. The company encompasses Vienna House, Vienna House Easy, Vienna Townhouse and Vienna House R.evo. The individual city hotels of Vienna House are operated in the upscale segment and combine timeless design with class. The concept of Vienna House Easy stands for a smart and casual design with a cool, easy-going style. Vienna Townhouse is the boutique-style city residence. Bohemian chic B&B for individualists. Vienna House R.evo is the hotel revolution for the urban lifestyle, combining, for the first time ever, the lifestyle of a hotel, the flexibility of serviced apartments and the individuality of a home.

About 59Club Asia

59Club Asia presented is the Asia office of 59Club UK that was established in 2007, and is now a market leader in providing bespoke mystery shopper performance measurement programmes for the Golf, Leisure, Spa, Events, F&B and Hotel Industries.  The ultimate objective of 59Club is to provide venues with a valuable management tool to measure, improve and then maintain standards of customer service, in turn increasing visitor and member retention. The end result being a boost to customer satisfaction, revenues and profits.

About Absolute Design Services

A design and concept company for the hospitality sector lead by those in the hospitality sector.  Offering full services of interior design, space planning, concept creation and design. Willing and able to create creative solutions.

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