Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park has appointed Sita Lekshmi as the new General Manager. An enthusiastic hotelier with an urge to create innovative and bespoke experiences, she comes with over 15 years of experience.
An effective leader, in her new role she will lead complete operations at the hotel. She will be responsible to create new business opportunities, develop talent, development plans, and guidelines to maintain market leadership. With her skills and experience, she aims to build Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park as a preferred destination for social gatherings including weddings and a sought after space for Gen-Y travellers.
Lekshmi plans to take Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park to the next level by creating more interesting business plans and offerings for business travellers to have a comfortable stay and for millennials to relax and unwind. She has a proven track record of leading and executing business strategies.
Lekshmi holds a B.Sc degree in Hospitality Administration from IHM Kovalam, followed by an MBA degree in Human Resources Management and a PGDM in Guest Service Management from Oberoi Centre of Learning & Development. She commenced her hospitality journey by working with Oberoi Hotels for the first seven years of her career in F&B and room division.
She joined Accor in 2014 in sales and marketing. She grew her way in sales to become Director of Sales and then moved back to operations in 2019 as Rooms Division Manager. Lekshmi’s last assignment was at the ibis Kochi City Centre as General Manager before joining Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park at Outer Ring Road
Lekshmi is a state council member of the Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce, India, Hospitality and Tourism- Kerala chapter. Through this platform, she has conducted various activities during the second wave of the pandemic to ensure the mental well-being of not only female hoteliers but also the members of the hospitality industry as a whole. She is a fitness enthusiast and a yoga lover. When not at work, she loves to paint, garden, and read.