Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa announced the appointment of Nilesh Singh as the resort’s General Manager. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry within Asia Pacific, Nilesh is an accomplished hospitality executive in the region. Originally from Mumbai, Nilesh began his career as assistant food and beverage manager at The Oberoi Airport Services in Mumbai, later moving to The Oberoi Grand in Kolkata to fulfill the same position. He ended his journey with The Oberoi in Bangalore as a food and beverage manager as well as a resident manager.
Nilesh then moved on to The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore to pursue the position of Executive Assistant Manager Food and Beverage, where he was responsible for eight food and beverage outlets, as well as banquet operations achieving both top and bottom-line revenues. He was later appointed as Hotel Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Bali, where he was the strategic business leader for the property’s operations. He later moved on to become the interim Hotel Manager of The St. Regis Singapore, later filling the Hotel Manager position at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur.
As General Manager of Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa, Nilesh is responsible for leading the resort operations, as well as commercial and finance operations and implementation of service standards. Nilesh is focused on delivering the highest quality of experience, along with building strong relationships with customers, business partners, and owners.
“I look forward to welcoming guests to unlock the sights, sounds, and aromas of the destination, showcasing matchless hospitality and enriching experiences that bring to life the Maldives through Le Méridien’s distinct European-lens,” says Nilesh. “Along with Le Méridien’s focus on timeless mid-century design and signature brand programmes, guests are invited to savour the moment and delight in the discovery of everything the resort has to offer,” he adds.