Chinmai currently heads Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris as their Chief Revenue Officer. Chinmai is responsible for building and strengthening the entire Taj group portfolio globally and his responsibilities include Marketing, Digital Platforms, Loyalty programs, Public Relations, Customer Analytics, Global Sales and Revenue Management. He is also a knowledge partner across the Tata/ Taj Group.
Chinmai is a seasoned industry professional with nearly two decades of progressive hospitality experience in the fields of Strategic Marketing, Revenue Management and Electronic Distribution. In 2015, he was named as one of the 'Top 20 Extraordinary minds within Sales, Marketing and Technology' by HSMAI Europe.
Before joining Taj, Chinmai was with Starwood Capital Group, based in Paris as the Global head of Revenue, Distribution and eCommerce for Louvre Hotels Group’s entire portfolio of six hotel brands with 1,100 plus hotels spread across 45 countries. He has also held leadership roles with companies like Wyndham Hotel Group in New Jersey, Joie de Vivre Hotels in San Francisco and with Expedia.com in Seattle.
Chinmai is a Hotel Management graduate and holds a joint MBA from IMHI/ESSEC Business School, Paris and Cornell Hotel School (M.M.H), New York.