TORONTO ─ The Hazelton Hotel, Yorkville’s world-class luxury hotel and residence, recently announced the appointment of Gaurav Dutta as its general manager. Dutta joined the luxury hotel in 2017 as the director of Sales and Marketing, bringing with him more than a decade of international hotel experience.
“To be recognized as a leader and an ambassador of our culture at The Hazelton Hotel is truly an honour,” says the affable Dutta. “I am moving into this exciting new chapter and role with an incredible team of hospitality experts and a strong existing relationship with our guests and residents. Together, we will have the opportunity to build on our success, heighten our service excellence and preserve the exceptional culture of our establishment. Our commitment is unwavering and our trajectory forward is strong and bright,” says Dutta.
After completing his MBA in India, Dutta began his hospitality career in 2006 working with IHG, Kuwait, eventually expanding his passion and talent to Canada. An award-winning performer in business development and guest experience, Dutta’s extensive knowledge and expertise in sales, marketing and operations, combined with his drive for service excellence, has earned him this new leadership role at The Hazelton Hotel.
Dutta replaces Hani Roustom, who left the property to become CEO of Friday Harbour in Lake Simcoe, Ont. late last year.