SINGAPORE–Capella Hotel Group has appointed Vishal Daga as Vice President of Business Development. A proven track record for developing luxury hotel brands including Taj Hotels, Six Senses Hotels & Resorts and Rosewood Hotel Group, Vishal will play an instrumental role in growing Capella Hotel Group’s global portfolio of award-winning hotels and resorts.
Vishal joins Capella Hotel Group from Rosewood, where he was most recently the Senior Director of Development for APAC, in charge of sourcing and acquisition of new projects within the region. Prior to this, he spent almost ten years with Six Senses; joining as a Development & Corporate Finance Manager before being promoted to Corporate Director of Development with the primary responsibility of negotiating agreements with owners, investors and developers to expand the company’s portfolio.
Nicholas Clayton, CEO of Capella Hotel Group, said, “We are delighted to welcome Vishal to the team. 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 Hotels and Resorts was recently voted No. 2 Hotel Brand in the World. Their global expansion plans are on track; the highly-anticipated Capella Bangkok opened in October this year, featuring expansive suites and villas overlooking the Chao Phraya River, as well as three-Michelin-starred chef Mauro Colagreco’s first foray into Asia. Also set to unveil in December 2020 is Capella Hanoi, a Bill Bensley-designed boutique hotel with 47 individually-styled suites that celebrate Opera In the Roaring Twenties.
Next year, Capella Hotel Group will be launching a new sophisticated lifestyle brand – Patina Hotels & Resorts. Patina Maldives, Fari Islands will be the first opening, with properties in Ubud, Bali, Sanya, China, and Osaka, Japan also in development.