CAPELLA Hotel Group has appointed Vishal Daga as vice president of business development.
Vishal previously worked with luxury hotel brands including Taj Hotels, Six Senses, and most recently at Rosewood, where he was senior director of development for Asia Pacific in charge of sourcing and acquisition of new projects.
At Capella, Vishal will play an instrumental role in growing the group’s global portfolio of hotels and resorts.
Nicholas Clayton, CEO of Capella Hotel Group, said: “2020 has been an important year for the development and growth of our brands. Vishal’s substantial experience, coupled with his passion for pursuing excellence, will only further our efforts to be the undisputed service leader in each of our destinations.”
Capella’s global expansion plans are on track with the opening of the Capella Bangkok this month. Capella Hanoi, a Bill Bensley-designed boutique hotel with 47 individually styled suites that celebrate “Opera In the Roaring Twenties”, is set to open in December.
In 2021, Capella Hotel Group will be launching the Patina lifestyle brand –with Patina Maldives, Fari Islands the first opening. Properties in Ubud, Bali; Sanya; China, and Osaka, Japan are also in development.