Industry Update
Appointment13 July 2020

Anjali Mehra

Appointed VP of Marketing
At The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts in Mumbai, India

Anjali Mehra

Anjali Mehra, a hospitality veteran and former senior director of communications MEA at Marriott International has moved to The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts as VP of marketing.

In her new role, Mehra will provide strategic counsel to the company's leadership while also implementing a company-wide marketing and communication plan. She will be responsible for strengthening the Indian company's recognition as a luxury brand.

She has seen a long and successful career in the world of hospitality, boasting 25 years of experience. In 2005, she found herself as the manager for marketing communications at India's first Marriott Hotel - Goa Marriott Resort. She later moved to Taj Group as PR manager before holding a range of different hospitality jobs across India.

She was later made responsible for marketing & communication strategies for Starwood Hotels & Resorts across India, Maldives, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.

Once she returned to Marriott, she was made director of PR in Africa and later senior director for communications MEA. In this position, she oversaw communication strategies for more than 260 hotels across 22 brands in 29 countries.

The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. The ultra-luxury hotel group owns and manages eight award-winning luxury hotels in prime urban locations and magical holiday destinations across India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam.
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