General manager, Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Mohit Gurnani

Mohit Gurnani

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers has welcomed Mohit Gurnani as its general manager.

Gurnani will now be responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the Dubai-based hotel.

A seasoned hotelier, Gurnani has been with The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) for more than 15 years, having held several senior management roles in India and the Middle East.

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Area director – Middle East and general manager, Taj Dubai, Ranjit Phillipose said: “We are delighted to have Mohit on board with us. His comprehensive understanding of the Middle East and unique skill sets encapsulate a conscious and committed approach to championing standards befitting the Taj brand and the region’s ever-evolving hospitality industry. The vast knowledge and experience that he brings will be an invaluable asset to the team and I am confident that he will take Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers to new heights of excellence.”

Gurnani previously served as the general manager of the Taj Chandigarh, where he strategically navigated the hotel to emerge stronger during the peak of the pandemic by optimising revenues, realigning strategies and instilling confidence to restore hospitality and tourism in the city.

Adding to this, Gurnani was instrumental in successfully launching Taj Dubai as hotel manager and positioning it as a luxury hotel in Downtown Dubai. He has also spent time at the company’s flagship hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai where he spearheaded efforts to achieve the highest guest satisfaction scores.

Gurnani enthused on his new challenge: “I am honoured to be given the opportunity to lead Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers as general manager and continue my professional journey with IHCL. The Taj brand is renowned globally for its solid foundation of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service and I look forward to working with the team to furthering that commitment in the dynamic city of Dubai.”