Megha Ajgaonkar - Director of Sales and Marketing, The Westin Pune Koregaon Park
Associated with The Westin Pune Koregaon Park team for the past almost 2 years, Megha Ajgaonkar has been promoted to the designation of Director of Sales & Marketing. Megha has an experience of almost 10 years and counting in the hospitality industry.
Megha Ajgaonkar boasts a remarkable career. She has led a number of departments in 5 star properties in Mumbai. The departments being, Front office, Concierge Services, Restaurant Manager and Assistant Manager- Commercial Sales. Megha brought about a growth of over 145% & 100% for the Taj Outbound Hotels and a growth in the Room Revenue of 93% for the Inbound Hotels such as Taj Mahal, Palace & Towers, Taj President, Taj Lands End & Taj Wellington Mews in 2006-07. To top it all, she was selected as a part of the EL-Taj Program across the Taj Group of Hotels – Emerging Leader of the Taj.
After getting comfortable in the Hotel Industry, Megha Ajgaonkar ventured into Real Estate and Media. In both stints, she rose above, led not only her teams but also, herself to success. She was awarded the “Build your Township” – a Reward & Recognition program created as a part of an Interdepartmental project activity. Megha Ajgaonkar returned to the Hotel industry, joining the Starwood family as the Head of Sales & Marketing at one of the Starwood Group hotels. She worked wonders in this organization – She established 100% Occupancy for the Hotel within 03 Months of starting operations.
Megha Ajgaonkar’s accomplishments and professional journeys has been of great advantage to every organization she has been a part of. The last year was a year of recognition and acknowledgement of the immense hard work put in over the years. Megha Ajgaonkar was the recipient of the Sales Person of the Year at the Hotelier India and Sales Leader 2011 of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific Division; Brand Ambassador - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific Division. She also was part of the winning team of The Westin Pune Koregaon Park which was adjudged the Hotel of the Year 2011 of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific Division.