Praveen Sharma, a seasoned and competent professional in the hospitality industry, has been appointed as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Le Méridien Amritsar. In his new capacity, Sharma plays a critical role in strategically directing the business development goals in accordance with Marriott standards.
Sharma has over 23+ years of rich experience in the hospitality industry, with diversified and multi-market background in global sales, pre-opening hotels, luxury hotels, palace hotels, and international exposure. He has also done his PhD in Tourism and Certification Program in General Management from IIM Lucknow. In recognition of his exceptional proficiency, Marriott International also bestowed him with the Chairman Circle Award.
He has previously been associated with the Marriott chain of hotels such as Marriott Global Sales New Delhi, Courtyard Marriott Bhopal and Pune. He has worked his way up through the ranks of premium hotels such as Renaissance Hotel Lucknow and Wyndham Hotel & Resorts amongst others. In his new role, Sharma will not only oversee the business and expand the operations of the Sales and Marketing team but also bring in the right spirit and energy to drive the revenue development for the property. He will play a crucial role in accelerating the hotel’s branding and communications efforts.