Sachin Mylavarapu has been appointed as the General Manager for JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, recently. He takes over his latest mandate as a progression from the post of Hotel Manager at The St. Regis Mumbai. A seasoned hotelier, he brings almost two decades of proficiency in the hospitality industry. At Marriott International’s first JW Marriott resort property in India, Sachin will spearhead operations, ensuring its growth and expansion through pioneering strategies.
Educational Assets: Sachin did his basic schooling from the city of Nizams, Hyderabad from St. Josephs’ School and graduated from the famed IHM Hyderabad. To enhance his educational assets, he did his Post Graduation from University Center Cesar Ritz, Brig, Switzerland. It was definitely a great learning experience for him in addition to the ones already done. He also completed his Commerce Graduation from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyedrabad.
Ladder of success in hospitality industry: Sachin has been associated with leading hospitality chains, holding key positions, which have served to further strengthen his expertise. He has worked for leading brands in India and abroad. His journey as a leader in the hospitality industry started in 2002 as the Restaurant Manager at the Callaway-Gardens, Preserve, Resort and Community at Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA. Thereafter he followed by the position of Assistant Restaurant Manager at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center & Marriott Executive Apartments at Mumbai. He also served asEAM-Food & Beverage at The St. Regis Mumbai and Director Food & Beverage at The Westin Hotels and Resorts.
Core expertise: Sachin’s core expertise lies in performance and revenue management. He believes that ‘life is measured in numbers’; hence every result has a number and a reward. Strategically forecasting trends, budgeting and envisioning roll- out of plans are some of the areas where he excels. With a comprehensive understanding of managing teams across diverse markets, He sets SMART objectives to achieve the hotel’s goals and implements innovative methods for its execution.
His forte: His forté lies in developing and maintaining long-lasting partnerships and alliances using his leadership skills. Sachin’s immense experience and knowledge has evolved through a great deal of understanding, learning and working, through challenging situations. Well versed with diverse work cultures, culminating from his stints across Asia, Europe and the United States, he uses his experience to mentor young talent into hospitality professionals. Being a people’s person comes naturally to Sachin, bestowing him with the ability to seamlessly enhance the guest’s experience to superlative levels.
First person in the family to join hospitality trade: Sachin is the first from his family to join this amazing hospitality industry. He was determined to break the rhetoric of being an Engineer or a Doctor (a typical South Indian households aspires to be) and thus with his learning and expertise, he went ahead to join the hospitality industry and never looked back thereafter. Today, many of his family members come to him to take guidance for their kids to be a part of hospitality trade.
Achievements and accomplishment: His impeccable attention to detail and hardworking nature has led to him being awarded with RVP-best F&B Manager-Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Hotelier India Award – Best F&B.
Activities: Sachin dabbles in both indoor and outdoor games and he occasionally enjoys cricket, bowling and a round of snooker, in particular. An art aficionado, he doesn’t miss a chance to pick up the paint brush and create contemporary and abstract art exhibits.
About JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa is JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ first resort property in India. The 115 keys, five-star hotel is located in the hill station of Mussoorie, in Uttarakhand. The hotel services include ultimate luxury accommodations along with access to 12,000 square feet entertainment zone for kids called Den, one of the largest meeting spaces in the city with 3,300 total square feet across the Grand Orchard Ballroom and five restaurant lounges offering unique dining experiences. The resort also houses the Cedar Spa by L’Occitane, which features five lavish treatment rooms and an array of invigorating treatments inspired by the indigenous cedar trees of the region. The epitome of sophistication, JW Marriott Mussoorie is the perfect place to enjoy the serenity of nature in the lap of luxury.