April definitely showed us the “The Road Ahead”, giving us opportunity to be with Senior Marriott Leadership and understanding their vision itself is going to be learning of year for way forward. Lots of new faces & Lots of new thought process gave rich experience that we are not unique in our area of concerns and there are many best practices we can imbibe from legacy Marriott hotels. I really liked the statement made by Stephen Ho during integration discussion; that we must stop criticizing each other and collaborate more to leverage each other strength, which holds so true even in our daily hotel inter and intra departmental operational routine. Loved Craig Smith’s energy on how he sets priority in professional day to day routine with “Pilot Example”, all great learning’s. Back at home “First Quarter” for us was 116 on RGI Index as per STR indicating that we among leading RevPAR Driven Hotel in our compset but again lot much to do as well…We Conducted the Health Camp for all of our associates, School Based Theme Lunch wherein everyone had cracker of fun, Art of Blending event with Johnny Walker wherein we have more than 70 top socialites of Jaipur attending the same and we did our sports bit with Sitoliya traditional games.
IN A GLANCE
NEW ADDITION IN THE HONEST TEAM
Deepak Mathur to the Four Points by Sheraton Jaipur Family, who has joined us in the capacity of Director of Sales . He will be reporting to the General Manager. Deepak has over 17 years of experience in the Hospitality with multiple brands. Prior to joining us he was the Director of Revenue of Country Inn & Suites Jaipur. He has also worked with Le Meridien Jaipur, ITC Rajputana - A Luxury Collection Hotel, Holiday Inn Jaipur, Hotel Clarks Khajuraho, Deepak brings valuable experience in Revenue Management and Strategic Sales Planning. He is passionate about listening music and playing chess.
COLLABORATION WITH MAKS STUDIO
Mak is a well known photographer of Jaipur and his work is seen in a lot of National and International magazines. He was the official photographer of 'Art Of Blending' event as well.
In the year 2016 the International Hospitality Council, in association with IIHM, took a path-breaking initiative in establishing April 24th as "World Hospitality Day". Mr. Bhawani Singh, Chief Engineer, has won the "Best Hospitality Personality Award" for this year by exceeding expectations in guest handling.
Know the HONEST TEAM
Shyam Khandelwal - Finance Controller
Shyam S. Khandelwal has a vast professional experience of 23 years with the Industry. Prior to joining us Shyam was the Sr. Executive Finance with the Secure Energy Services Ltd, Jaipur. He has also worked with Inox Leisure Ltd Jaipur, Le Meridien Jaipur ,Wipro Ltd (InfoTech) Jaipur and Genus Overseas Electronics Ltd Jaipur previously. Shyam has done B.com from Ajmer Rajasthan University. He is passionate about travelling and exploring new places.
Kuldeep Kumar from Engineering is known for his cost effective style of working. He is the one who repairs everything inhouse which is related to electrical goods even at the times wherein an outside vendor is required.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Training is a culture which is needed to be developed in each and every department. Afterall, Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.
To give real service we add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. Here are some priceless moments created by team Four Points!
WITHIN THE HEART OF THE HOUSE
Townhall is the best way to recognize and to tell our associates that we care. It started with a small brief by our owner - Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, followed by games, other entertaining activities and hi tea. New Joinees also recieved a warm welcome from Four Points
SITOLIYA - Reliving the childhood adventure.
THEME LUNCH - Back to School
From Summer camp to logense - Everything at the this theme lunch was done to give uncomplicated pleasure to the associates. Everyone relished on to scrumptious noodles, pasta and specially Ice cream!!
From a personal invite to all the HODs to selfie counter to summer camp zone, this particular Food Festival gave a memorable experience to everyone!
The objective of conducting the health camp was to create awareness of general health among the people, provide general health care services and counseling them on basic healthcare and hygiene.
COLLABORATION WITH UNITED SPIRITS
ART OF BLENDING
"Proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence"
It was an excellent evening hosted by Four Points in collaboration with United Spirits. This session was taken by the Brand Ambassador of United spirits – Diageo , Benu Kundra who is an expert mixologist. Decked up in an apt Scottish Attire, he started off with familiarizing us with the basics of Scotch whisky and presented some historic facts as well the details of how distilleries are established in the different regions of Scotland. Guests were also acquainted with the below 5 varieties of Scotch on how they taste, smell, what is their specialty and what is the best way to blend them.