Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences appoints Arjun Kaggallu as the new General Manager. With 17+
years of industry experience, Arjun would be responsible for looking after the overall operations of
Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences with 340 keys.
Arjun comes with over 17+ years of rich hospitality experience across leading global hospitality
brands across India, Europe and United States of America.. His last assignment was at the Hyatt
Centric Candolim Goa as a General Manager and looks forward to his new role and time in the City
He holds an E-Cornell Certification along with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism
Management from Business School Chardonne, Mont Pelerin, Switzerland. He also has a Diploma in
Hotel Management from Merit Swiss Asian School of Hotel management.
Arjun brings his expertise in strategic management and his key strengths lie in planning and
management across verticals such as training, finance and operations. He believes people are an
organisation s biggest asset and is enthusiastic about developing leaders by encouraging and
motivating his team members across the hotel.
On starting this new journey, Arjun says: “I am excited to be part of Accor family and taking charge
of one of the largest hotel in Eastern India. I am a firm believer in the famous saying Find a job you
enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life’ by Mark Twain. As a passionate
hotelier and curious explorer, I am thrilled to be starting this new journey as the city gears up for its
biggest celebration of the year – Durga Puja. ‘