Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa Appoints Mr. Sainath Vernekar As Its Director Of Sales

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October 30, 2013

MUMBAI, India - Hilton Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr. Sainath Vernekar as Director of sales for its maiden leisure property in India - Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa. In his capacity as the Director of sales, Mr. Vernekar will be heading the sales and revenue divisions of the retreat. He has been in the hospitality industry for over 9 years and brings with him strong understanding of the Indian market along with an immense knowledge of sales, revenue management and hotel operations.

A graduate in Hospitality management from IHM Bangalore, Mr. Vernekar is responsible for ensuring all brand standards are introduced, implemented & maintained. He is also incharge of forecast and budget for annual villa revenue for the retreat and monthly review with the General Manager.

Prior to joining Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, Sainath worked with Hyatt Services, Holiday inn Mumbai and Le Meridian Mumbai on varied leadership designations. Andreas Kraemer, General Manager, said, "We are delighted to welcome Sainath to Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa family and to have someone of his caliber onboard with us. Sainath's extensive experience and strong record makes him a valuable asset to the retreat."

About Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa
Nestled in an unspoiled sylvan setting, amidst the breathtaking landscape of the Sahyadri mountain range in the Western Ghats, the all-villa Hilton Shillim Retreat & Spa is spread over 320 acres of pristine wilderness within the 3,500-acre private Shillim Estate and is a short drive from Mumbai and Pune.

Offering a sanctuary for the body, mind and spirit, this retreat features one of the most extensive spas in Asia, offering more than 150 treatments. Here, expert therapists integrate the ancient philosophic, spiritual and artistic wisdom of South Asia with modern international techniques.

The retreat features an extensive culinary experience that encompasses the best of spa cuisine in addition to French, Mediterranean, Asian and local delicacies prepared by a team of master chefs. Food connoisseurs will be spoiled for choice with an extensive range of dining options, from the relaxed organic food to the best French, Asian, Mediterranean and local delicacies.

Set within Shillim Institute and encompassing the property's extensive grounds, the Meetings and Banqueting facilities are equipped with up-to-date technology and accommodate up to 100 Guests in a range of settings ideal for intimate corporate meetings, business events, social gatherings and private receptions. The services available include high speed internet access, video conferencing, audiovisual equipment rental and secretarial support.

For information visit: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/india/hilton-shillim-estate-retreat-and-spa-PNQSHHI/index.html.

Contact

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Rajinder Prabhakar
Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa
+91 887 967 9129
rajinder.prabhakar@hilton.com

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