Managing Director – Jakson Hospitality
Sandeep Talaulicar started his hospitality journey as a young boy under the guidance of his grandfather who was the pioneer of the hotel industry in Goa. After finishing his Masters’ degree in the same field and after having worked in 10 counties he returned to India. He is currently the Managing Director of Jakson Hospitality which owns India’s first Green Platinum rated hotel in its class. Sandeep is an Executive Member of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India and an Executive Member and Fellow of CII IGBC. He has completed his education with a Master’s Degree in Pricing and Positioning in Hotel Management from Purdue University and a certification from Institute of Hotel Management Schloss Klesshiem Salzburg, Austria and Sophia College in Mumbai. Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Talaulicar was General Manager & Director of Operations of some of the finest hotels in India like the Oberoi Amar Villas, The Wild Flower Hall & world class hotels such as Secrets Excellence Punta Cana-Preferred Hotels of the World Dominican Republic, Gran Melia Cancun- Leading Hotels of the World Convention Center, Golf and Spa Resort Cancun Mexico. He has over 25 years of experience ranging from Hotel Operations to Human Resources, Training & Development, Product Enhancement, and Public Relations & Sales & Marketing and Revenue Management.