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Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris announces new General Manager for Gateway Hotel Kolkata

Kolkata, March 6, 2018: Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris announced the appointment of Sourav Ghosal as the General Manager of The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, Kolkata. Sourav moves to the culturally rich city of Kolkata from the bustling hotel, Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai where he was the Resident Manager.

Sourav’s journey with the Taj Group began in 2010 as a Food & Beverage Manager at the Taj Club House, Chennai. Having proved his mettle with sheer commitment, diligence and great performance, Sourav subsequently rose to the position of the Resident Manager of Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai. Prior to joining the Taj Group, Sourav has worked with other renowned hospitality brands in various capacities.

“I am thrilled to take on this assignment as I am coming back home to Kolkata. I look forward to working with the talented team at The Gateway Hotel Kolkata and add value to highest standards of service that define the Taj brand.” said Sourav Ghosal, General Manager, The Gateway Hotel E M Bypass Kolkata.  Sourav holds a diploma in Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Bhubaneswar. When not working, he loves reading and travelling. Besides being a certified Mountaineer, Sourav is also a wine enthusiast and is a certified Wine Taster from Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), London.

“Sourav is a great asset for us and has a rich and varied experience to his credit.  We are delighted to have him as part of the team in Kolkata and wish him all the best for this role.” said Rohit Khosla, Senior Vice President – Operations (North).

Located on the arterial highway of Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, The Gateway Hotel Kolkata is a short distance from the city's IT hotspot. Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris operates two popular hotels in Kolkata, Taj Bengal indicative of the rich heritage and The Gateway Hotel E M Bypass Kolkata a representation of the ever growing business opportunities in the city.

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 travelers 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 iconic flagship 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 travelers a contemporary and creative hospitality experience that matches their work-hard, play-hard lifestyles. The Gateway Hotel  welcomes customers 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 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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