At AccorHotels, Vaibhav Garg is responsible for ensuring the smooth roll out and implementation of Talent & Culture activities and tools at all of AccorHotel’s operating and pre-opening resorts in the Maldives. He is a strategic partner to the Area General Manager, General Managers & Hotel teams whom helps to ensure sound HR advice and support is given, when needed. His key role is to promote Values and HR Group strategy, acting as an AccorHotels “ambassador” in the Maldives.
Vaibhav holds dual appointment as an Executive Assistant Manager at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, overlooking hotel operations and administration while anchoring community development projects with the United Nations Development Programme in the Maldives.
Vaibhav has worked with various international resort companies in the Maldives since 2010 in his hospitality career of over 16 years, and he has been well exposed in the Luxury, Upper Upscale, Upscale and Budget segment brands of hotels in India and overseas. He has been instrumental in driving key functions like Business Excellence, Strategy, CSR, Human Resources and Training with the use of several best practices in each of his roles. He was associated with Tata Group and Taj Group of Hotels with a stint of over a decade working with 3 Tata Companies in the past.
Active in the area of hospitality service research and academics; he has been invited by renowned international universities, business schools and hotel associations from the Maldives, Asia, Europe, China and the USA to present his research papers published in American, Indian, Maldivian and other international management journals and hospitality magazines.