HOSI 2019
AGENDA

  • Welcome and Registration
    8:30 AM Onwards
  • Welcome Address
    Manav Thadani, MRICS, Founder Chairman, Hotelivate
    9:05 AM - 9:10 AM
  • Views from the Corner Office
    Moderator
    Achin Khanna, MRICS, Managing Partner Strategic Advisory, Hotelivate
    Panellists
    Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer - India and South Asia, Accor
    Prabhat Verma, EVP Operations - South India, International and Ancillary Businesses, IHCL
    Sunjae Sharma, Vice President Operations - India, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
    Vivek Bhalla, Regional Vice President - South West Asia, InterContinental Hotels Group
    Zubin Saxena, Managing Director and VP Operations - South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group
    9:10 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Hotels: A View from 35,000 Feet Above
    Aditya Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer - South Asia, OYO Hotels and Homes
    10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
  • Leading Today For Tomorrow
    JB Singh, President and CEO, InterGlobe Hotels
    10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Where is Your Payroll Cost Going?
    Natwar Nagar, Managing Partner Executive Search, Hotelivate
    10:40 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Networking Break
    10:55 AM - 11:25 AM
  • Band Baja Baraat
    Moderator
    Parthip Thyagarajan, Co-Founder and CEO, WeddingSutra.com
    Panellists
    Anand Shahani, Co-Founder and CEO, WedMeGood
    Nikita Ramchandani, Sr Director Operations - South Asia, Marriott International
    Vikram Berry, Director Sales and Marketing, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi
    Tejveen Kaur, Founder and Creative Director, T'zires
    11:25 AM - 12:10 PM
  • General Manager - “Captain of The Ship”
    Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President - South Asia, Marriott International
    12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Getting Close to Fine Dining
    Interviewer
    Prasanjit Singh, Co-Founder and MD, Studio Gourmet Services
    Interviewee
    Chef Manish Mehrotra, Corporate Chef, Indian Accent Restaurants
    12:30 PM - 12:55 PM
  • Lunch Hosted by Lemon Tree Hotels
    12:55 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Effective Use of Content
    Interviewer
    Rattan Keswani, Dy Managing Director, Lemon Tree Hotels
    Interviewee
    Avijit Arya, Chief Executive Officer, Internet Moguls
    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • The Idea Factory: Technology
    Participants
    Amit Shukla, CEO and Founder, Pursuite
    Anshul Gupta, Vice President – Travel Industry, Accenture Technology
    Samual Machado, General Manager - South Asia, Sabre Hospitality Solutions
    Shreya Soni Vasudeva, Founder and CEO, DSSC
    Sunando Chaudhuri, Advisor -IT, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company
    2:25 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Where is the Human Capital?
    Interviewee
    Dilip Puri, Founder and CEO, Indian School of Hospitality
    Interviewers
    Shreya Sen, Graduate, Year of 2017 - Swiss Hotel Management School, Montreux, Switzerland
    Abhiir Bhalla, Graduate, Year of 2019 - The Sri Ram School
    Danielle Sharma, Student, Year of 2020, IHM Aurangabad
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tête-à-Tête with Nakul Anand
    Interviewer
    Rajiv Kaul, President, The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts
    Interviewee
    Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Limited
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Networking Break
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • The Rat Race for MICE
    Moderator
    Jatin Khanna, Vice President Operations - India, Hilton
    Panellists
    Anil Chadha, Vice President Operations, ITC Limited - Hotels Division
    Jaco Le Roux, General Manager, Grand Hyatt Goa
    Manish Dayya, General Manager, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Center and HICC
    Varun Chhibber, General Manager, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi
    4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • Hot Seat: The Mighty (OTAs) and The Influential (Hotels): Finding Their Balance
    Moderator
    Vinay Gupta, Vice President Asset Management, SAMHI
    Megha Tuli, Managing Partner Revenue Management and Co-Founder, Hotelivate
    Panellists
    Srijan Vadhera, General Manager, Conrad Bengaluru
    Ranjan Malakar, Director Operations Holiday Inn Express and New Projects, InterContinental Hotels Group
    Ranju Alex, Multi Property Vice President - Bengaluru and Kochi and General Manager, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield
    Kathrin Bhalla, Country Head - India, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Agoda
    Abhishek Logani, SVP Business and Product Head - Domestic Hotels, MakeMyTrip
    Ruchi Lahoti, Area Manager - West and East India, Booking.com
    5:20 PM - 6:20 PM
  • MakeMyTrip HOSI General Manager of the Year Awards 2019
    Luxury and Upper Upscale Hotels | Upper Mid-Market and Mid-Market Hotels | Budget and Economy Hotels
    6:20 PM - 6:35 PM

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