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Arjun Channa.

Director
General Manager, The Westin Calgary

Arjun Channa is an experienced hotel-operations professional with more than 25 years of proven track record in delivering superior guest service standards in Five Star Chain Properties worldwide. 
With strong inter-personal skills, spear headed with a very uncompromising character of excellence in service, and a record of delivering superior performance in all aspects of the hotel operations (Managed and Owned), Arjun has experienced two openings in Algeria and United Arab Emirates, as well as European, African, Far Eastern, Pacific, Caribbean (Task Force GM) and 2 North American involvements. 

In the first half of 2012, Arjun assisted with Franchise partners Brand Compliances (Four Points by Sheraton & Aloft) and back end, in Acquisition and Development. In January 2013 to September 2015, Arjun directed the day-to-day operations of Starwood’s flagship property, Sheraton Centre Toronto, with over $100M yearly turnover and top EBITDA producer in NAD. During that time he also assisted with the $90M Guest Rooms Renovation in Nov 2014-Nov 2015. 

Since September 15th, 2015, Arjun has been the General Manager to the Westin Calgary, hosting 525 rooms and proudly the largest property in the Stampede city of Alberta, Canada. The Westin is now part of the Marriott Western Canada portfolio. Arjun has successfully accomplished Starwood/Marriott Tenure, with 21 Years of service in December 2017.