Taj Appoints New Area Director for Sri Lanka

Taj Samudra appoints Pankaj Sampat as the Area Director for Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Malaysia as well as the Head of Taj Asia Ltd (TAL) and Taj Safaris Ltd.

Taj Samudra bid farewell to Sarabjeet Singh, Area Director Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Malaysia and General Manager, and welcomed Pankaj Sampat on 8 February as the Area Director for Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Malaysia as well as the Head of Taj Asia Ltd (TAL) and Taj Safaris Ltd.

Prior to this appointment, Sampat served as the General Manager at Taj Santacru in, Mumbai. After joining The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) in 1993 at The Taj Mahal Palace, he has held multiple roles in food and beverage at several hotels including Taj Lands End, Taj Mahal Tower, and Vivanta by Taj.

IHCL and its subsidiaries has several brands under their portfolio including Taj – the company’s hallmark brand, Vivanta – its luxury arm of sophisticated hotels and Ginger – promoting lean luxury.

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