Raffles Udaipur, the brand's first forthcoming hotel in India, announced the appointment of Abhishek Sharma as General Manager. Abhishek is a well-recognized leader with over two decades of outstanding experience in luxury hospitality and has an exceptional network across the industry. In his new role, Abhishek will be leading the task of introducing the legendary Raffles brand to the country, and taking charge of operations for Raffles Udaipur.
Abhishek Sharma joins Raffles Udaipur with over 9 years of leading teams in the role of General Manager, throughout luxury hotels and resorts, including The Oberoi Group in India and Soneva Fushi Resort in The Maldives. Prior to that, Abhishek worked as head of food and beverage with renowned hotels in India, Maldives, Mauritius and Egypt. His inspirational journey in food and beverage and hotel management includes various pre-opening and opening roles which will undoubtedly add value to this key launch for the Raffles brand in India.
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