Mumbai: Sofitel Mumbai BKC, the flagship property of Sofitel Hotels & Resorts of the Accor Group, announced the appointment of their new General Manager Vikas Kapai, at a welcoming ceremony earlier this week. Having led prominent hotels in the country, Kapai comes with over three decades of hospitality experience and an eye for the future of not just the property, but a sense of how hospitality is changing in the country. Sofitel Mumbai BKC, has become a go-to destination in the city and is distinguished by a unique four-dimensional experience: embracing and honouring local Art & Culture; showcasing the finest in authentic and lively F&B complemented by classic French techniques; a dedication to indulgent Wellness and a never-ending appreciation for contemporary chic Design.
Since launch, Sofitel Mumbai BKC has been revolutionising what Mumbai perceived as a hospitality experience. It has become a grand celebration of multifaceted indulgences through cuisine, entertainment, fine lifestyle and relaxation for guests visiting from around the world. It provides the Mumbaikar with an exquisite opportunity to “Live the French way” with an authentic local touch. The ‘Cultural Link’ of the brand logo is core to the hotel, reflecting both local culture and Sofitel’s modern French art de vivre with the spirit of each destination.
As he embarked on this new journey Vikas Kapai, General Manager, Sofitel Mumbai BKC said, “The opportunity to lead a well-established French hospitality brand in Mumbai like the Sofitel is one that I am indeed looking forward to. The market is at the right inflection point, with discerning guests looking for a personalised approach and a luxurious feel in their experiences. I believe our French DNA stands to match this aspiration from the global traveller and not only will we strive to achieve high hospitality standards, but will strongly position Sofitel Mumbai BKC as an epicentre of cultural and gastronomic events, art, performances and commemorations, making this luxurious property at the heart of celebrations and memories.”
Kapai’s past experience includes work with stellar brands such as Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Oakwood Asia Pacific and similar where he has often played a key leadership role, turning around the properties on significant performance metrics with his leadership capabilities and meticulous attention to detail. Mr. Vikas Kapai currently stays in Mumbai with his wife and son.