Pune-Maharashtra, 10th April, 2017: Ayesha Bhalla has been appointed as Market Director of Sales and Marketing for ‘JW Marriott Pune’ and all other properties in Pune under the Marriott portfolio. In her newly appointed role, she will spearhead strategic sales, marketing and business operations for the Pune cluster of Marriott properties while shouldering the responsibility of achieving revenue goals, guest and employee satisfaction and the financial performance of the department.
With 19 years of experience in the field of hospitality, Ayesha has proven her commitment to the brands she has worked with and her goal-oriented conduct. An exceptional strategist and tactical marketer, she has successfully developed and implemented strategies that have delivered products and services to meet and exceed the expectations and needs of guests.
Ayesha began her career at the Holiday Inn Worldwide as a Sales Executive and quickly moved on to assume the role of Assistant Sales Manager at the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Mumbai. After that, she went on to work at The Imperial – New Delhi and Oberoi Hotels and Resorts – Bangalore before joining the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar in 2014, from where her journey with Marriott began. In her former role of Director Sales and Marketing – JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, she played an integral role in establishing and strengthening the Sales and Marketing vertical of the hotel right from the pre-opening stage.
Ayesha has completed her graduation from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Amity Business School, Noida. She is a voracious reader, appreciates quality music and is a fervent conversationalist.
About JW Marriott Pune: Located centrally, the property encompasses 414 rooms including 44 suites designed for the business and leisure traveller, a bi-level Convention Centre, 12 flexible meeting rooms, F&B outlets and the Quan Spa – one of the largest spas in West India. Being a sought after hotel for conferences and business needs, the JW Marriott Pune strives towards continued innovation, luxury and excellence. For those who want to have a perfect wedding that mirrors their personality and dreams, JW Marriott Pune also offers state-of-the-art banquet spaces spanning over 40,000 square feet teamed together with exceptional culinary creations from the hotel’s catering team.
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