As a Director of Sales and Marketing at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Rahil oversees the handling of the hotel's sales activities, business opportunities and marketing and revenue strategies. He joined the hotel in 2016 as Director of Sales, building on an impressive track record built up over sixteen years and several countries.
Starting his career in 2000 as a Front Office Assistant, he has worked his way around some of the world's most prestigious hotels and is recognised for his extensive network, particularly in t he Middle East region. An experienced and highly respected hospitality professional, he has been part of the successful opening and re-opening of three Ritz-Carlton branded hotels in addition to Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Known for his hard-working personality and customer-oriented approach, Rahil is well-versed in identifying and capitalizing on potential business opportunities, modelling luxury sales strategies while optimizing sales funnel and market penetration. He has a bachelor's degree in Hotel Management from Bangalore University, India.
18 November 2020 — The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort announces the arrival of new General Manager, Mr. Emmanuel Richardet, to helm the team at the award-winning property in French Polynesia.
Emmanuel's career began as a bellboy in Paris over 34 years ago, where he grew to become Concierge Clef d'Or before transitioning through multiple hotel departments including sales and marketing, food and beverage, and operations before earning his first General Manager title in Algarve, Portugal in 2007.
18 November 2020 — The St Regis Mumbai has appointed Nicholas Dumbell to lead The Best Address as general manager. A veteran hotelier, driven by passion and creativity, Dumbell, who is better known as Nick, is a multi-cultural global citizen with 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.