Leading heritage hotel chain, WelcomHeritage has announced the appointment of Abinash Manghani as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was Area Manager & Head Travel Industry Sales for ITC Hotels.
In a career spanning three decades, Abinash has traversed his professional journey wearing several hats primarily in tourism, Hospitality & Real Estate advisory services.
Abinash began his career with ITC after joining the Welcomgroup Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi when he was selected for the Group's Management Trainee Program in 1990. He was appointed as Sales & Marketing Manager for ITC Hotels in Chennai in 1996 before being posted as Marketing Manager for the Group's flagship property, the ITC Maurya in 1999.
In between, he joined Colliers Jardine, a real estate MNC Consultancy as General Manager in 2000.
In 2005, he re-joined ITC Hotels as Head – Sales & Marketing and was deputed to Fortune Hotels overseeing the Mid-market to Upscale Brand, setting up of the national sales and distribution system and was involved with development wherein the brand grew from 13 Hotels to 40 from 2005 to 2010.