Goa: From Island Boy to Senior Vice President of the Indian Hotels Company, Ramos Makes History | Goa News

PANAJI: In a first for Goa, a son of the soil, Vincent Ramos, has been appointed senior vice president of Goa for the Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), which operates 21 resorts in the state. Ramos is the first Goan to rise through the ranks within the Taj Group and in his new role he will provide strategic direction to the group’s hotel business in the Goa region.
Ramos has served as Regional Manager in Goa since 2017 and during his tenure he has been instrumental in the expansion of the group’s brands – Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta, Ginger, ama Stays & Trails, Qmin and TajSats.
“I am delighted to execute my new role as Senior Vice President of Goa and look forward to IHCL’s growth in the region, contributing to the state’s tourism growth story by generating revenue. job opportunities and other potential prospects for the government and Goans,” Ramos said. Growing up on the island of Chorao, Ramos completed his education at Monte de Guirim School and later graduated from the Goa Institute of Hotel Management.
“Amid the challenging business circumstances posed by the pandemic, Ramos has shown exceptional leadership in effectively positioning IHCL’s various brands in Goa,” IHCL said in an official statement.
Known for turning around loss-making hotels, Ramos won TripAdvisor’s ‘Best Hotel in the World’ award in 2016 during his stint at the helm of the legendary Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. Most recent recognition includes IHCL – Goa winning the Best Team Achievement Award for Business Performance through Innovation at the 2021 Worldwide Hospitality Awards in Paris.
Ramos serves as a mentor for the Tourism Committee of the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and an executive member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Goa.

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