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Nikhil Sharma: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts appoints Nikhil Sharma as market managing director for Eurasia

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has announced the promotion of Nikhil Sharma as market managing director for Eurasia. The company said in his new expanded role, Sharma, who joined Wyndham as regional director for Eurasia in 2019 will have a full management remit encompassing franchise operations support, regional sales, revenue management services, while also steering the development strategy for the region.

The expansion of Nikhil Sharma’s role follows a number of key development hires in Eurasia for Wyndham, including the appointment of Arpit Pant as development director; Nikhil Sasidharan and Siddharth Kochhar as development managers; and the promotion of Govind Mundra as head of development, Eurasia, concentrating on hotel conversion opportunities across the Indian sub-continent.

The chain said Nikhil Sharma will now oversee this team and contribute to the future growth of Wyndham in the region.

Dimitris Manikis, president, Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “Nikhil’s contribution and leadership have been instrumental in our exciting momentum in the region. Since joining Wyndham in 2019, he has taken our presence in the Indian sub-continent to peak heights by steering the ship of franchise operations support and performance. We are confident that in his new role, backed by his talented team, he will continue to bring remarkable success and achievements in the region.”

Sharma said the Indian sub-continent offers tremendous potential for the hospitality sector and Wyndham has been experiencing a very strong momentum.

“With the new responsibility added to my role, I strive to continue the fantastic work the team has done in the region and drive our ambitious expansion plans further to support our company’s vision to make hotel travel possible for all,” he added.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts recently surpassed the 50th hotel milestone in India and had a number of key openings in destinations such as Ramada by Wyndham Gangtok Hotel & Casino Golden, Ramada by Wyndham Station Road Katra, and Ramada Encore by Wyndham Siliguri, Sevoke Road. The Company’s development pipeline includes approximately 32 hotels across the region.

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