IHCL appoints Ranjit Phillipose as Senior Vice President – Operations , Goa

Panaji: The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), Goa's foremost hospitality operator and leader in the tourism sector appoints Mr. Ranjit Phillipose as Senior Vice President –Operations, Goa.
A celebrated visionary for his outstanding achievements in opening new hotels and rebranding initiatives across the world, Mr.Phillipose brings a wealth of experience in exceptional hospitality leadership spanning three decades with IHCL.
An award-winning hotelier with extensive global experience in hotel management, strategic leadership and brand development, Mr. Phillipose embarked on his professional journey in 1993 with IHCL at Taj Coromandel, Chennai.
Over the years, he has showcased versatile skills and remarkable leadership acumen by spearheading pre-opening task forces in Mumbai, Seychelles and Mauritius. Building on his international portfolio, he has held key positions in London, as well as the United States, including Director of Rooms at The Pierre, New York and Hotel Manager at Taj
Mr. Phillipose undertook his first general management role as General Manager – Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad and thereafter went on to lead Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives as the General Manager. In his subsequent role, as Area Director – Goa and General Manager – Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa, he provided strategic leadership to the
operations in the region. With his extensive experience across the organization, Mr. Phillipose took on the role of General Manager – Taj Dubai and was promoted to Area Director UAE & Africa and General Manager – Taj Dubai. He played a crucial role in opening Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers in 2019 and effectively positioning Taj Exotica Resort &
Spa, The Palm, Dubai in key markets prior to being re-designated in 2022 as Area Director – Middle East & General Manager – Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai.
Mr. Phillipose has garnered prestigious global recognition for his noteworthy initiatives throughout his career. He was featured in the esteemed Forbes Middle East Top 100 Travel & Tourism Leaders 2023, strengthening his
reputation as a key influencer of the travel and tourism sector in the region. For seven consecutive years, he has been recognised by Hotelier Middle East in the Executive Power 50 List. His recent achievement of International
Achiever of the Year – Hospitality at the 2023 PATWA International Travel Award at ITB, Berlin further reinforced his rank as a distinguished professional in the global hospitality sphere. Notably, Mr. Phillipose has also received
esteemed honours including the JRD Tata Award for Quality and Excellence. As Goa's tourism landscape continues to evolve, Mr. Phillipose stands at the helm of it all with a portfolio of over 30 units and a mammoth workforce of 2500 personnel, steering the brand toward new horizons of success. His people-
centric approach reflects a profound belief in the power of human capital and underscores his genuine commitment to nurturing meaningful relationships within the organization and the communities it serves.


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