Shyam Kumar appointed as the new General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Agra

DoubleTree by Hilton Agra has appointed Shyam Kumar as its new general manager. A passionate hotelier with over 21 years of experience believes that hard work and discipline are secret ingredients to success. 

Kumar started his career as an operations trainee and worked with Sarovar Park, ITC, Shangri-La and Marriott before leaving India for higher education to New Zealand in 2005.

Before joining DoubleTree by Hilton Agra, Kumar was the Director of Operations at Conrad Bengaluru, actively participating in the hotel’s success and strengthening the team. He has also worked with Starwood and Marriott with some of his assignments as Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La Bengaluru, managing the city’s largest F&B space of 10 outlets.

Kumar also had the opportunity to be part of Hilton’s prestigious Shine 2 program, which made him learn and understand the skills required for the new roles and challenges. He lives with his wife Sudha and his two children, seven-year-old daughter Harika and 4-year-old son Shanmukh. Fitness, music, and books keep driving him during his free time. He also likes to explore the heritage and spiritual sites.

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