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Hyderabad, 18 January 2018: Indian Hotels Company Limited announced new appointments at its hotels in Hyderabad. Leaving behind a stamp of his hi-energy management style Srinivas Panditha is moving on as General Manager of Taj Deccan, Hyderabad from Vivanta by Taj, Begumpet. T. P. Sreejith has joined the Taj as General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Begumpet, Hyderabad.

Celebrating over 20 years with Taj, Srinivas began his hospitality career at the legendary Taj Connemara, Chennai in the year 1996. After a brief stint of a year out of the group he returned to Taj Coromandel, Chennai and then steadily climbed the proverbial ladder as General Manager of Vivanta Begumpet following Gateway Vijayawada and Taj Banjara, Hyderabad. “It’s an honour to continue the legacy of service excellence that Taj has in Hyderabad, and to introduce a new era in world class service to the city,” says Srinivas.“Srinivas’s sharp business acumen coupled with a go-getter mindset have helped him demonstrate growth in operational profitability at the hotels that he has managed. His personable leadership style helps him carry his team along effectively. Sreejit joins us at Begumpet. He’s proven his talent and skill as an hotelier in leading many teams around the country. I wish them both the very best for their new assignments” said Mohanchandran Kottarapurath, Director of Operations, TAJ GVK & General Manager - Taj Krishna, Hyderabad

Sreejith comes with a wealth of experience of having served at hotel groups such as InterContinental, Hyatt, Shangri-La, The Trident and most recently DoubleTree by Hilton, Agra where he served as the hotel's General Manager. He was instrumental in elevating the hotel's ranking by implementing several sales strategies and successfully leading the execution of all aspects of the business plan. Sreejith holds a Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology. “I’m very excited to embark on this new chapter and to join this talented team continuing to offer our guests the high level of service that defines the Taj brand” says Sreejith.


With a dominant presence in Hyderabad, Taj has five hotels strategically located close to business hubs and leisure getaway. Guests can choose from the centrally located Taj Krishna, Taj Deccan, Taj Banjara, Vivanta by Taj – Begumpet and the historical Falaknuma Palace perched 2000 feet above the city of Hyderabad at Engine Bowli.

About Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris

Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris is Indian Hotels Company Limited’s (IHCL) brand for the world’s most discerning travellers seeking authentic experiences in luxury. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the crown jewel has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house. Vivanta provides new generation travellers a contemporary and creative hospitality experience that matches their work-hard, play-hard lifestyles. 

The Gateway Hotel welcomes guests to a refreshingly enjoyable and hassle-free experience, anytime, everywhere, offering the highest consistency in quality, service and style.

Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris is the iconic flagship brand of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). IHCL also operates hotels in the economy segment with the Ginger brand, a pioneer in the branded budget hotel space in India and also its largest. Indian Hotels Company Limited runs TajSats Air Catering, a joint venture of the Indian Hotels Company, and SATS (formerly known as Singapore Airport Terminal Services), the market leader in airline catering, providing inflight catering at key cities.

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