Howard Johnson Appoints its First General Manager in Kolkata
After successfully setting up its first hotel in Bangalore in October 2014, Howard Johnson is making its entry to the heart of New Kolkata at New Town Square, Chinar Park. Popularly known as HOJO, the chain of flagship hotels stand for loyalty and comfort making all its properties in the world the perfect choice for accommodation for all business and leisure travellers.
Mahinder Rawat has been appointed as the First General Manager for Howard Johnson, Kolkata. There has been significant growth in the Brand’s India business post he joined the brand. In 2014, Mahinder joined the hotel in Bangalore as a Executive Assistant Manager F&B and spent over 2 years achieving new milestones by scoring above 94% in QSR audit in 2 occasions.
He has an enriching experience in the Hospitality Sector in India and abroad. His schooling& graduation was from Delhi and Agra respectively.He started off his career with Oberoi Hotels (Trident Agra) and has worked his way up in life. In 2003, he left Oberoi hotels and joined Lalit Bangalore, a hotel which was in transformation period after taking over from ITDC.While working for Lalit Bangalore, he was instrumental in opening new restaurants like Baluchi, a north west frontier cuisine restaurant, 24/7 Coffee shop and Sutra Bar. He left India and went to Malaysia and worked there for 2 year in leading Indian Restaurant as culinary and spice specialist.
About Howard Johnson :-Howard Johnson, part of the US-based Wyndham Hotel Group, has launched its second hotel in India in the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata. The newly built hotel is conveniently located at close proximity to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and other major attractions of the city, such as Eco Business Park, Belur Math and a number of famous local restaurants within a mile’s radius.The hotel is now operational and gracefully extends its warm hospitality to all Indian and foreign travellers. The hotel offers high-speed internet, a fitness center equipped with modern equipments and many other facilities. Howard Johnson, Kolkata also houses some of the most magnificent banquet halls in the city, furnished with world-class amenities.