Published on : Monday, July 23, 2018
This only premium hotel is linked directly to the North Terminal at London’s Gatwick Airport and has strengthened its management team by these appointments.
Yasmin joins Sofitel London Gatwick, managed and operated by the Arora Group under a franchise agreement with AccorHotels, from her recent position as General Manager at the Queens Hotel Cheltenham, where she repositioned the hotel to become a flagship MGallery by Sofitel property for AccorHotels worldwide.
Yasmin’s previous roles include the position of Operations Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing at Pullman London St Pancras, where she helped drive the repositioning of the former Novotel hotel into the first Pullman hotel in the United Kingdom.
Yasmin has also held senior sales and marketing roles at the Holiday Inn London-Camden Lock and The Principal London.
Laukik Kharkar returns to Sofitel London Gatwick as Food and Beverage Manager, 15 years after he started his hospitality career as a waiter at the hotel following the completion of his training in Mumbai.
Laukik has held positions at many hotels across the UK, including Deputy Food and Beverage Manager at the Premier Inn London Gatwick and Operations Manager at Whitbread, Gatwick.
Vincent Madden, Director of Operations at Arora Hotels, a division of the Arora Group, commented that it is a great pleasure to welcome Yasmin and Laukik to the team.