Assistant director of sales, Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, Sahil Thakur

Sahil Thakur has joined Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai as the new assistant director of sales.

In his newly acquired role, Thakur will be in charge of strengthening the property’s business ties with existing clients and stakeholders.

Adding to this, he will also hold responsibility over all aspects of sales, preparing sales budgets and business plans and identifying opportunities to drive revenue.

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Boasting over 12 years of hospitality industry experience, Thakur, an Indian national, previously worked as the front office team leader at Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi, and groups and events coordinator at Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa, Dubai.

He has also previously held key managerial positions in hotels in UAE at Flora Park, Flora Creek Hotel Apartments and Rotana Hotels. He also worked with Hotels Arabia as agents relation manager – UAE.

Enthusing on Thakur’s appointment was general manager, Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, Daniel Mathew: “We would like to welcome Mr. Sahil Thakur to our growing team. His knowledge of the local market and his large network of business contacts will be great assets to the property and enable him to drive our business forward, both in the UAE and the wider Middle East region.”