Conrad Bengaluru Appoints Srijan Vadhera as General Manager
Nineteen-year luxury hospitality veteran to lead this iconic property, offering inspiring stays in the heart of Bengaluru
Srijan took charge on 11 February 2019 and is responsible for the operation, management and growth of the prestigious 285-room luxury hotel catering to business and leisure travellers. As a driven and passionate hotelier, Srijan comes with nearly two decades of experience with expertise in all departments of hospitality and an avid interest in sales and marketing.
“We’re delighted to welcome Srijan as the new General Manager of Conrad Bengaluru. His extensive hospitality experience and having worked across multiple functions and brands will add tremendous value to our Hilton ecosystem. Conrad Bengaluru is a stand out property for Hilton in India, and I am sure Srijan will bring in a fresh perspective to enhance the overall luxury experience in a fast growing and dynamic market like Bengaluru.” said Jatin Khanna, Vice President Operations, India, Hilton
Most recently, Srijan served as the General Manager of Fairmont Hotel, Jaipur. He began his journey with Taj Mahal Hotel as an Industrial Trainee and later moved onto be a part of hospitality brands such as Shangri-La, Marriott International, Radisson and Hyatt in different capacities. He was also Director of Sales and Marketing at Zuri Group Global, spearheading sales offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru’s Cochin and Ahmedabad and successfully launched the five-star hotel in Bengaluru.
On joining the Conrad Bengaluru, Srijan Vadhera said, “I am delighted to join Conrad Bengaluru – an iconic hotel in the city with world-class design located amidst business, and both cultural and shopping hubs. I look forward to leading our vibrant team and believe together we can take Conrad to the pinnacle of success through discerning guest archetypes we host at the hotel. I’m ecstatic to start this new chapter with the Conrad Hotels & Resorts and the Hilton family and I certainly wish to make it the best one in a city where I’ve spent the formative years of my career.”
Conrad Bengaluru, which opened its doors in January 2018, joins Conrad’s portfolio of 35 hotels across the globe. This is the second Conrad hotel in India, the first being Conrad Pune which opened in 2016.
The hotel is strategically located in the heart of the city at Central Business District, making it the preferred destination for both business and leisure travelers. The 285 luxury rooms and suites offer panoramic and picturesque views of Ulsoor Lake. Inspiring and impressive stays are complemented by five eclectic dining options, the signature Conrad Spa, salon and temperature-controlled infinity pool.
Conrad Bengaluru boasts one of the largest meeting and convention spaces in the city. While the dedicated banquet porch allows for customised touches, the 7,555 square foot pillar-less grand ballroom lends space to make guests’ dream events or celebrations a reality.
Srijan holds a Master of Business Administration and a Hotel Management Degree from Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh.
Keeping himself inspired in his own journey, Srijan is an avid traveller and enjoys visiting sites of historical and scenic significance. He believes that “dreams are woven and ridden in style” and endorses this by being a proud owner of a Harley Davidson Road King. Srijan also takes great interest in fashion and is a shoe aficionado.
A doting father and very caring husband, Srijan is a devout family man who loves to spend quality time with Aarna, his 10-year-old daughter, constantly guiding and coaching her to nurture her athletic and academic poise.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with 35 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms – all while connecting with local and global culture. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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