Mr Robertson will be providing operational and management support to our member hotels. He would also be supporting design implementation and technical services during the construction phase of our member hotels
“We’re confident that with his vast domain knowledge and rich industry experience, he would contribute immensely to the growth of our company. Please do join me in welcoming Mr. Robertson to the Best Western family” said Mr Sudhir Sinha, COO & President Best Western India.
Mr. Robertson’s last assignment was with Best Western Premier Vedic Village, Kolkata He played an instrumental role in envisioning and developing this world class resort and spa. The Resort has been ranked as one of the top 10 Spa Resorts of the Country and it’s tea lounge, ‘Chai’ is one amongst the Top 7 tea lounges in the world. He was heading the operations and marketing of the hotel as Chief Executive Officer for the last several years. Prior to that he was heading the prestigious Tollygunge Club, Kolkata as its CEO He is a veteran in the hospitality industry. He is a well known Human Resource and Corporate Communications Professional and has worked in both the Private and Public Sectors for almost 40 years holding senior positions in renowned companies including Andrew Yule, Dunlop India, Tractors India Ltd(The Caterpillar Dealership), Tollygunge Club Ltd & Best Western Premier Vedic Village Spa Resort.
Mr. Robertson is considered an expert in the Lifestyle, Club and Leisure industry and is also well versed about the Tourism Industry of West Bengal which he has promoted in India and abroad. He has served as a member of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce Committee and the Calcutta I Care Committee for a number of years and is the Chairman – Tourism and Kolkata Municipal Corporation –PPP Committee.
He is a graduate from St Xavier’s College Kolkata. He was a Colombo Plan Scholar under the Government of India in the UK at Ilkley College under the University of Leeds where he studied the Impact of Privatisation on UK Industry. He was further deputed under the Commonwealth Office of Information on a Special Study of the Excellent Companies of the UK where he was given a deep professional insight into the working of top UK Organisations.
About Best Western India
Part of The World’s Largest Hotel Chain® Best Western in India is managed by Cabana Hotel Management Pvt Ltd. The chain has a presence with thirty four properties in operation and under development in India with Amritsar, Baddi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Katra, Manesar, New Delhi, Zirakpur (Chandigarh)
About Best Western International, Inc.
Best Western International, Inc. is THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®, providing marketing, reservations and operational support to over 4,000* BEST WESTERN®, BEST WESTERN PLUS® and BEST WESTERN PREMIER® hotels in 100* countries and territories worldwide. Each Best Western-branded hotel is independently owned and operated. Now celebrating 65 years of hospitality, Best Western has grown into an iconic brand that hosts 400,000* worldwide guests each night. Equally committed to the business and leisure traveler, Best Western recently embarked on a mission to lead the hotel industry in customer care. World Vision is the charity of choice for Best Western in building the world's biggest family, with our hotels and staff sponsoring children in need around the globe. Our partnerships with AAA/CAA, Michael Waltrip Racing™ and Harley-Davidson®