Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas, has announced the appointment of Rishab Sahney as its new Commercial Director, effective January 1, 2022.
Rishab has over 10 years of senior management experience within the hospitality industry. He most recently served as the Director of Revenue Management at the resort, analysing revenue maximisation efforts across all income streams, including but not limited to 361 guest Rooms and Suites, Arabian Village Townhouses, Beachfront Villas, over 18 Food and Beverage outlets and the Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park.
In his new role, he will be responsible for managing the overall resort commercial operations across sales and marketing, revenue management, business development, retail and project management. He will build organisational capabilities and manage the overall business delivery for the resort and the water park.
Prior to joining Hilton, Rishab served as the Area Director of Revenue Management at Minor Hotels, formulating long and short term hotel revenue management strategies for five properties in Qatar, during which he managed pre-opening operations of 3 hotels.
According to Etienne-Charles Gailliez, Country General Manager – Qatar, General Manager – Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas, “Rishab has extensive hospitality leadership experience and has demonstrated his ability to build and sustain existing commercial operations; with a track record of delivering results. I am confident that he will be a force in developing and driving the commercial operations at our resort and I look forward to working with him to drive our business strategy over the coming years”. On his appointment, Sahney said: “I am very excited to take on the role of Commercial Director at such an iconic resort at the forefront of hospitality innovation within Qatar. I look forward to working with the team to firmly pursue our growth strategy within Qatar and across our key international markets while ensuring ultimate satisfaction for our guests that translates into memorable experiences”.