Saraf Hotel Enterprises announced the appointment of Mr. Vishal Khosla as the General Manager of Azaya Beach Resort, a contemporary lifestyle resort with 38 pool suites and 76 feature-packed rooms spread across 10 acres of pristine white sands in Benaulim.
With more than 20 years of management experience, Vishal Khosla is a seasoned hospitality professional having extensive cross-cultural exposure to diverse domestic and international markets across UK, UAE and India. Prior to joining Azaya Beach resort, he has served as a General Manager in properties such as Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort, Park Regis Resort, Whispering Palms Beach Resort and The Kenilworth Resort & Spa in Goa. He has also worked with renowned hospitality brands like the Hilton Glasgow Hotel, Radisson SAS Hotel in Liverpool, IHG – Holiday Inn Hotel in Aylesbury, Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower and JW Marriott Hotel in Mumbai and The Club Mahindra Resort and The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort in Goa.
Commenting on his new role, Mr. Vishal Khosla, General Manager, Azaya Beach Resort said, “Azaya boasts of many unique features including the largest inventory of plunge pool suites with 5 star amenities in Goa. I feel privileged to have this unique opportunity of re-launching a jewel that is yet to be discovered. I am excited to be a part of this service-oriented team and humbled by the potential that this new journey holds. ”
Vishal’s enthusiasm and vision find synergy in Azaya’s bold, vibrant and playful character that maximises guest satisfaction. His immense operational experience will be instrumental in strengthening and delivering Azaya’s core ethos while his commitment to excellence will create value that further enriches the genuine, attentive and intuitive service design of the property. He will also enhance the celebrations and bespoke experiences that have become the hallmarks of this property.
About Azaya Beach Resort
An experiential paradise, Azaya Beach Resort on Benaulim Beach draws inspiration from the Maldivian sense of place with uninterrupted, soul-stirring sea views and powder-soft white sand spread deep into the resort. With a fresh, fun and trendy vibe, Azaya welcomes you to a unique destination where celebrations require no occasion and bespoke experiences transform moments into memories.
Azaya takes you on a sensory culinary journey designed and crafted by celebrity chefs. Prepare to be excited, enticed and enchanted by the innovative and decadent gourmet offerings at four restaurants. La Concha, the world cuisine restaurant features a live kitchen that embraces the idea of eating out of the pan, off the grill and out of the wok while Lynx, a high octane New York style bar and lounge serves innovative cocktails and concoctions with infinite sea views. Blue Iris is an award winning beachfront restaurant with private cabana seating and the best of local produce. Guests can unwind at Cerulean, the fun poolside lounge best known for finger foods, nibbles and baked goodies. The Library, with its elevation, natural light and panoramic views of the resort and beyond is perfect for meetings and conferences. Other popular event venues include Azaya Central, Oasis Beachfront Lawns, Jewel Box and Palm Lawn.
At Azaya, wellness is a way of life. Nestled in a palm grove by the sea, Prana Spa offers private treatment pods immersed in nature with a touch of luxury, right on the beach. Guests can avail therapeutic gratification with in-room massages, yoga by the sea, aqua workouts, a well-equipped fitness centre and a vast array of exotic bath experiences. Recharge and rejuvenate as skilled therapists perform soothing treatments to indulge or pamper you and warm-hearted trainers help you achieve your zen.
About Saraf Hotel Enterprises
Saraf Hotel Enterprises started by Mr. Radhe Shyam Saraf opened its first hotel, Yak & Yeti in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal in 1977. Since then, this conglomerate has expanded to become the developer and owner of twelve 5 star hotels, under the Hyatt brand and owned brands, in India and Nepal.