The expansion of Nikhil Sharma’s role follows a number of key development hires in Eurasia, including the appointment of Arpit Pant (Development Director), Nikhil Sasidharan and Siddharth Kochhar (Development Managers), and the promotion of Govind Mundra to Head of Development, Eurasia, concentrating on hotel conversion opportunities across the Indian sub-continent, where Wyndham is making significant strides. Nikhil Sharma will now oversee this team and contribute to the future growth of Wyndham in the region.
Dimitris Manikis, President, Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, commented: “Nikhil’s contribution and leadership have been instrumental in our exciting momentum in the region. Since joining Wyndham in 2019, he has taken our presence in the Indian sub-continent to peak heights by steering the ship of franchise operations support and performance. We are confident that his new role, backed by his talented team, will continue to bring remarkable success and achievements in the region.”
Nikhil Sharma, the Market Managing Director, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “The Indian sub-continent offers tremendous potential for the hospitality sector and Wyndham has been experiencing a very strong momentum. With the new responsibility added to my role, I strive to continue the fantastic work the team has done in the region and drive our ambitious expansion plans further to support our Company’s vision to make hotel travel possible for all.”
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has recently surpassed the 50th hotel milestone in India and welcomed a number of key openings in culturally rich destinations, such as Ramada by Wyndham Gangtok Hotel & Casino Golden, Ramada by Wyndham Station Road Katra, and Ramada Encore by Wyndham Siliguri, Sevoke Road. The Company’s development pipeline includes approximately 32 hotels across the region.
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