Jit Bose – elected as a “Fellow of IIHM” and becomes member of the “IIHM International College of Distinguished Fellows”

The IIHM (International Institute of Hotel Management) International College of Distinguished Fellows conferred the Fellow of IIHM to 28 global hospitality leaders for their exemplary contribution to their industry at a glitzy virtual event. Streamed over Zoom and YouTube on January 12, the convocation ceremony had Suborno Bose, CEO, International Institute of Hotel Management & CEO, International Hospitality Council, and Prof David Foskett, MBE, chairman – International Hospitality Council, London, coming together to confer the fellowship. 

The IIHM International College of Distinguished Fellows had elected 56 dedicated professionals to become Fellows of IIHM. All of them have greatly contributed to the international hospitality industry in one way or another. The list of distinguished industry stalwarts includes Ms. Camelia Punjabi ( Group Director – Masala World) , Mr. Vijay Thacker – Managing Director – HTL Howarth), Chef. Lepinoy Sebastien (3 Michelin Star Chef Les Amis Restaurant Singapore) to name a few.  

Speaking about the recognition Mr. Jit Bose, Area Director South India, IHG Hotels & Resorts and Director of Sales & Marketing Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park  said “ I look forward to working with IIHM towards contributing to the field of Hospitality Education & continue to excite people to join our industry which has so much to offer” 

Jit Bose is the Area Director of Sales & Marketing South India at InterContinental Hotels Group (South West Asia Region). He is currently based at Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park. Jit has been with the hospitality industry for over two decades and has been with IHG Hotels & Resorts for the last four and a half years. He strongly believes that success comes from building strong teams.  

A strategic, outgoing, and performance-driven leader who provides exceptional leadership to his team resulting in commercial success. He has led many key projects towards successful improvements in customer experience, revenue maximization, market development & executed a number of highly successful campaigns. Proven experience in building highly successful and motivated teams. Recognized for strong business acumen & strategy implementation. Transformed many underperforming Hotels to commercial success through short-term tactical activities and building a long-term vision.


Jit is an alumnus of Calcutta University and has done his Post Graduation in Marketing & attended various workshops and Development Programmes conducted by Cornell University.   

He has vast experience in Commercial Strategy, Revenue Management with leading brands like Taj, Hyatt, Leela Palaces Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels, Ritz Carlton International & IHG Hotels & Resorts. He has held various senior management positions in his previous assignments In India and Indonesia. His expertise also lies in Pre openings, brand conversions, digital marketing, content creation, and online marketing.  

He has successfully launched the hybrid weddings campaign for his hotel. This innovative product has been a huge commercial success & has generated a lot of media attention in India and abroad. He enjoys training and mentoring. Few of his mentees have already become successful commercial leaders. He is often invited by Hotel schools to share with the students his inspiring journey in Sales & Marketing.   

Jit was awarded “Commercial Leader of the Year in 2019 – India Middle East & Africa Region ” by IHG Hotels & Resorts. Won the “ Man of Excellence Award ( Hospitality Industry )– 2021 from Indian Achievers Forum.  

An avid traveler he has visited 24 countries and loves photography. music and exploring new cultures and cuisines.    

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