Dubai, December 2020. Amarinder Sadana has been appointed as the Cluster Commercial Director for Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Hilton Dubai The Walk and Hilton Dubai Creek. In his role, Amarinder will oversee and lead the Sales, Marketing, Revenue Management, Reservations and Conferences and Events departments for the iconic and award-winning Hilton properties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Prior to joining Hilton Dubai Cluster, Amarinder was Commercial Director for Hilton Singapore and Cluster Commercial Director for Thailand and Myanmar handling a portfolio of 15 Hilton hotels. There he extended his experience in strategy planning, team leadership and development, performance management, demand generation and key account management.
Amarinder joined Hilton in 2014 as a Director of Business Development, leading the pre-opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru in Malaysia and later moved to commercial role at Southeast Asia’s flagship Hilton Singapore. As a Director of Business Development at Hilton Singapore, he led the Sales, Marketing, Revenue Management and Reservation department for a 421-key property, quickly managing to improve hotel’smarket performance with strategic segment mix adjustment and inventory management which all resulted in exceeding hotels revenue budget.
Amarinder also worked at Hilton India Regional Office as a Regional Director of Revenue Management from 2017 to 2019, successfully managing regional growth for a portfolio of 17 trading and three pre-opening hotels.
Andreas Searty, Cluster General Manager for Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Hilton Dubai The Walk, and Hilton Dubai Creek, said: “We are excited to welcome Amarinder to our Cluster Dubai Team. His wealth of knowledge and commercial acumen will add even more experience and knowledge to our already strong management team, and I am sure he will play an important part in contributing to the success of Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Hilton Dubai The Walk and Hilton Dubai Creek.”
Hailing from India, Amarinder graduated in Hospitality Management from Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology in New Delhi and also holds a Restaurant Revenue Management diploma from E Cornell University of Hotel Administration.
In his earlier career, Amarinder held key Revenue Management and Operational positions with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, IHG, and Carlson group of hotels in India and Malaysia.
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