A Passionate Hotelier - Wajeed Bagwan, General Manager, Oakwood Premier Prestige Bangalore
Hotel Business Review|November - December 2020
Wajeed Bagwan, General Manager, Oakwood Premier Prestige Bangalore has over 27 years of experience in hospitality in India and the Middle East, specializing in setting up and launching new star properties. Having worked with world-renowned groups including the Taj Group of Hotels, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, The Leela Group and Radisson Hotels & Resorts. As a specialist in pre-opening and operations, Mr. Bagwan has an excellent record of accomplishment of efficiency, which includes functioning and capacity building style of management. In an exclusive interview with Sharmila Chand, he talks about his working mantra and more…
Sharmila Chand

What is the USP of your property?

Our unique selling point is that we are the only luxury hotel and serviced apartments in Bengaluru with modern facilities that include fully equipped kitchenette, spacious rooms, with three restaurants at one of the most sought out addresses, the UB City signature collections mall premises. We offer Dining options along with night life within the premises.

What are the green initiatives undertaken by the hotel?

Pollution control for air, water and light.

Introduction of non CFC equipment’s for refrigeration and air conditioning.

Only bio degradable materials are being used for products used in the property.

Tell about the sustainable processes in your property?

All the guest rooms and public areas are extensively covered with CFL/LED lighting.

Use of water savers in public area washrooms and bathrooms of apartments.

Entire waste water is treated and used for garden and lawns.

We use Timers for major electrical equipments.

Your marketing strategy to promote the property?

We consider mainly digital marketing in the current scenario. Since recall factor is very crucial with the supply increasing. Our target audience needs to be constantly informed.

Radio and print media are other periodical modes we use to portray our property and offerings.

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