George Bennet Kuruvilla of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore Named General Manager of the Year at HICSA 2024

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George Bennet Kuruvilla of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore Named General Manager of the Year at HICSA 2024

The 19th Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) hosted by Hotelivate wrapped up with George Bennet Kuruvilla, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, being awarded the esteemed MakeMyTrip General Manager of the Year Award.

Held in Mumbai from April 2nd to 4th, 2024, the conference gathered hospitality industry leaders for discussions, presentations, and to honor exceptional achievements.

Kuruvilla's recognition as the General Manager of the Year in the luxury category underscores his exemplary leadership and commitment to excellence at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore. Known for its opulent accommodations and impeccable service, the hotel reflects Kuruvilla’s dedication to maintaining high standards and delivering exceptional guest experiences.

GM George Bennet Kuruvilla at HICSA
GM George Bennet Kuruvilla at HICSA

HICSA 2024 saw an impressive turnout of over 725 attendees, indicating a robust recovery and dynamic growth in the hospitality sector. The conference featured notable speakers such as Sébastian Bazin of Accor, Mark S. Hoplamazian of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Federico J. González of Radisson Hotel Group and Louvre Hotels Group, enhancing its stature as a premier global industry event.

In addition to celebrating industry leaders like Kuruvilla, the conference also recognized Kapil Bhatia, Executive Chairman of Interglobe Enterprises, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant contributions to the industry.

The event concluded with the much-anticipated ‘Hot Seat Debate’ led by Manav Thadani, Founder Chairman of Hotelivate, which marked the end of a successful and inspirational HICSA 2024.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore:Nestled in the vibrant heart of Bangalore, The Ritz-Carlton offers luxurious lodgings with 277 well-appointed rooms and suites, and seven distinguished restaurants and bars. Known for its lavish amenities and exceptional service, the hotel promises an indulgent experience.

For more details, visit, and follow us on Facebook at @ritzcarltonbangalore and Instagram @ritzcarlton.bangalore

About Marriott International:

Marriott International is a global leader in hospitality with a broad portfolio spanning 8,700 properties across over 30 brands in 139 countries. Known for its Marriott Bonvoy® travel program, Marriott continues to lead in the hospitality industry.

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