ITDC Set To Achieve Greater Heights with Announcement of a New Team at The Ashok, New Delhi


With nearly three decades of experience, Shri Vijay Dutt takes charge as General Manager, The Ashok, New Delhi.

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has announced the appointment of Mr. Vijay Dutt as General Manager for its flagship hotel The Ashok, New Delhi.

Mr. Dutt is known for his excellent leadership skills, innovative thinking and creative approach. With 28 years of extensive experience, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge in the luxury hotel segment.

In his previous role he held Senior Management positions as General Manager, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Mysore; Resident Manager of The Ashok, New Delhi and Corporate Marketing where he led the operation teams to drive sales and service to excellence. With an ability to handle different fortes at various managerial roles, Mr. Dutt will now be responsible for managing country’s most iconic and legendary hotel The Ashok, New Delhi.

 ITDC appoints Shri Anmol Zutshi as the new Resident Manager, The Ashok

 Mr. Anmol Zutshi has been appointed as Resident Manager, The Ashok- the flagship property of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). Mr. Zutshi, an MBA in Marketing has 28 years of experience in the hospitality space since he joined as a management trainee at ITDC.

Mr. Zutshi has previously served as a General Manager, Hyderabad House, the official venue for hosting visiting Heads of Government and State by the Honourable Prime Minister of India. He has successfully handled the visits of world leaders like the US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other dignitaries and official delegations.

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During his earlier stint at The Ashok, Mr. Zutshi was instrumental in commissioning of F&B outlets under the PPP module at The Ashok, setting a trend of opening such F&B outlets. Under his stewardship as Banquet Manager, The Ashok was conferred with ‘National Tourism Award’ under ‘Best Convention Centre category’ for 2009-2010.

As Resident Manager, The Ashok, Mr. Zutshi’s role will be of a chief coordinator for operational activities of the hotel.

 Mr. Rajiv Anand to head Corporate Marketing and PR

 Mr. Rajiv Anand has recently been given responsibility to head Corporate Marketing and Sales; Public Relations; Advertising and Culture divisions at The Ashok, ITDC.  He brings with him experience of  over 25 years in which he has worked at various positions in different divisions of ITDC like Marketing and Hotel Sales, Hotels, Duty Free Trade, Corporate Services, Tours and Travels.  Mr. Anand is working in Corporate Marketing and Sales for last one year.

As General Manager, Ashok Tours and Travel (ATT), he has been instrumental in the launch of ITDC travel portal and it was during his tenure that ATT forayed into Cargo operations along with the launch of ATT travel portal.