Avani Deira Dubai Hotel has welcomed Sahil Thakur as director of sales.
Thakur takes on his new position with 15 years of hospitality industry experience. He began his hospitality journey in 2004 at the Hyatt Regency New Delhi as a front desk officer after graduating with a degree in Hotel and Hospitality Administration from the Institute of Hotel Management in Chennai, India.
He assumed his first position in Dubai back in 2007 at Al Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa, where he worked as the group and events coordinator. Following this, he moved to Flora Park & Creek Hotel Apartments to work as an assistant sales manager in 2008 and later held a number of positions at Rotana- and Millennium-branded hotels.
Prior to assuming his latest post, he worked as the pre-opening director of sales and marketing of Studio M.
In his new capacity at Avani Deira Dubai Hotel, Thakur will work to develop and sustain the hotel’s revenue and market share in the highly competitive market.