Industry Update
Appointment15 April 2019

Apurv Batra

Named Director of Revenue Strategy
At Motif Seattle - WA, USA

Apurv Batra

Motif Seattle recently named Apurv Batra Director of Revenue Strategy, Seattle's upscale boutique hotel located in downtown Seattle. Apurv brings over a decade of international hospitality Revenue Management and Distribution experience to the operation.

Apurv brings a deep understanding of working effectively with teams from many cultures, a hands-on-approach and a passion for luxury and lifestyle experiences to Motif Seattle. Hotel consist of 319 hotel rooms and suites, 20,000 Sq. Ft of meeting space and the award winning Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails.

Apurv has held various leadership positions in Revenue Management both domestically and internationally at properties such as the iconic Taj Campton Place, San Francisco, Vivanta Gurgaon, India, and most recently, Hotel Vitale a Joie de Vivre Hotel in San Francisco. Apurv has robust experience of working in various hotel and regional level roles in Revenue Management and Distribution. He has been involved in various task force assignments to assist shape up the Revenue Department of different pre-opening hotels. He brings on board ingenious ideas supported with strategy and implementation.

Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels Management is a subsidiary of Lowe Enterprises, a Los Angeles-based investment, development and real estate firm, operating full- and select-service hotels and resorts from coast to coast.
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