Industry Update
Appointment12 August 2014

Vikram Malhotra

Appointed President South Asia & Middle East
At Cygnett Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd. in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Vikram MalhotraVikram, has a post-graduate diploma from the Oberoi School of Hotel Management and a Masters of Business Administration degree in International hospitality from IMHI at Essec Business School in France. With a career spanning over 20 years in Hospitality and Consulting, Vikram has worked in both the Middle East and South Asian markets. During his distinguished career Vikram had been proudly associated with leading hospitality groups like Oberoi, Carlson, and ITC group of hotels. Vikram had also served as the Vice President, Development South Asia for the Premier Inn Hotels where his role includ ed all aspects of development: setting the strategy; finding and screening potential projects; analysis of projects potential; coordinating and managing internal and external resources; structuring business deals and negotiating contracts. As part of his consulting experience Vikram was heading the Real Estate and Hospitality Advisory practice with KPMG in the Middle East and has lead major advisory engagements pertaining to strategy and business planning, market and financial feasibility studies, hotel operator search and negotiations, asset management and deal structuring. His skills covers a wide area of expertise include providing advisory services to investors, hotel owners and operators on strategy, market and financial feasibility studies, asset management, valuations and review & negotiation of contracts and business deals.

ESSEC Business School

Vikram Malhotra (Class of 2003) is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise - France
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Cygnett Hotels & Resorts Pvt Ltd

Cygnett Hotels & Resorts, a young progressive Hotel Management Company was born around 2012 in India. By joining hands with ABF Inc., a reputed hospitality establishment in USA for almost two decades, Cygnett is set to transcend the boundaries of India and venture out into South Asia.
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