OUR VALUES

INTEGRITY

INTEGRITY

in all our interactions

EMPATHY

EMPATHY

in our engagements with stakeholders

INNOVATION

INNOVATION

in our service offerings

COMMITMENT

COMMITMENT

to excellence in our deliverables

PASSION

PASSION

for all things hospitality

Hotelivate is a new-age hospitality consulting firm offering specialized services to clients across the Asia Pacific region. Founded by the erstwhile team of HVS India, Hotelivate, offers a comprehensive consulting environment through a diverse team of consultants that have a combined professional experience of 250 years across varied hospitality verticals. The firm presently has offices in Delhi and Mumbai, with Singapore and Bangkok opening shortly.

The founding partners of Hotelivate are reputed hospitality business consultants, who have advised, assisted and nurtured thousands of clients for more than two decades in South Asia.

Through its focused, empathetic and innovative approach, Hotelivate serves a wide range of industry stakeholders across all phases of hospitality lifecycle consulting, thereby eliminating the need for several different advisors. Core services of the firm include: Strategic Advisory (Feasibility Studies, Valuations, Management Contract Negotiation), Executive Search, Professional Skills Development, Investment Advisory, Asset Management, Revenue Management, Project Execution Planning and Advisory and Debt Advisory.

HOTELIVATE PARTNERS

Manav Thadani, MRICS

Manav Thadani, MRICS

Founder Chairman

manav@hotelivate.com | +919811067835

Serial entrepreneur, trusted advisor, foodie, phillumenist and a passionate hotelier, Manav brought HVS to South Asia in 1997. In a market that hadn’t yet recognised the need for professional consulting expertise, Manav grew HVS South Asia into a formidable consulting, valuation and executive search firm before launching the now-highly acclaimed Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) in 2005. With an ever-growing passion to provide solutions to the hospitality sector, he set up HOSI, THINC Indonesia & Sri Lanka conferences, a professional skills development vertical and most recently HVS Investment Advisory Services. As co-founder of SAMHI, India’s most sought-after Hotel Investment Company, Manav forayed into the world of hotel ownership on behalf of foreign institutional capital a few years ago. Hotelivate is the next step in his vision to provide end-to-end solutions to the hospitality sector with an eye on curating customised results that can assist hotel industry stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of a hotel. Manav’s passion for the hotel business coupled with his inimitable style of speaking his mind, while constantly innovating in the space of hotel consulting has earned him a reputation that is highly valued by his clients and colleagues.Read More…

Megha Tuli

Megha Tuli

Partner & Co-Founder

megha@hotelivate.com | +919910888131

A graduate of École hôtelière de Lausanne, Megha chose HVS South Asia as the starting point in her career – one that has been witness to an enriching and diverse set of experiences. Megha grew through the ranks at HVS quickly and was the youngest Associate Director of Consulting & Valuation before launching a food tech company focused on Indian food. As founder, she set out to provide an experience that captured the essence of the various culinary experiences that have been an integral part of the gastronomic history of India. As the business reached a stable operating state, Megha decided that it was time to move on in search of her next challenge. As Co-founder of Hotelivate, Megha is responsible for the overall planning and execution of business and ensuring the ongoing growth strategy of the firm. Her drive to create well thought-out and structured solutions and her unique ability to craft business ideas for all things hospitality makes Megha a highly sought-after industry person.Read More…

Natwar Nagar

Natwar Nagar

Managing Partner | Executive Search

natwar@hotelivate.com | +919811311001

Natwar Nagar spearheads the Executive Search practice at Hotelivate. With more than 25 years of experience in the domain of Human Resources, Natwar’s comprehensive understanding of people dynamics is truly unparalleled. His career began as an HR Manager in Manufacturing and has since, been instrumental in setting up the HVS Executive Search practice in India. Numerous success stories from across industries are a testament to a decade and a half of his devotion towards Executive Search. His careful analysis of attrition trends and availability of required Executive pool has assisted him in venturing into non-hospitality sectors such as real estate, education and manufacturing. In addition to his professional dedication, he is a fitness enthusiast and a spirited philanthropist.Read More…

Achin Khanna, MRICS

Achin Khanna, MRICS

Managing Partner | Strategic Advisory

achin@hotelivate.com | +919910058848

Achin Khanna, Managing Partner at Hotelivate heads the firm’s Strategic Advisory practice. His experience in the consulting field encompasses economic feasibility analyses, asset & large portfolio valuations, operator searches & management contract negotiations, master planning & strategic consulting assignments, both in India and internationally. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and has served over a decade with HVS South Asia. Earlier on, Achin spent 10-years in the United States with brands like Hilton, Wyndham &Homestead Studio Suites. Gaining valuable experience across professional roles ranging from hotel operations & revenue management to franchise relations and business development, he understands the hotel business from a holistic perspective. His keen interest in language & literature is amply visible in his inimitable style of writing for & speaking across industry platforms.Read More…

Saurabh Gupta, MRICS

Saurabh Gupta, MRICS

Managing Partner | Investment Advisory & Asset Management

saurabh@hotelivate.com | +919999635588

Saurabh Gupta is Managing Partner with Hotelivate, leading the Investment Advisory and Asset Management practices for the firm. His experience in the hotel industry is multifaceted, having performed diverse roles ranging from hotel business development, strategic planning and market assessments to hotel operations, contract negotiations, asset management and transaction advisory. Saurabh’s two-decades of experience with companies such as the Taj Group, Premier Inn, AccorHotels and HVS enables him to bring to the table a blend of macro and micro perspective. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is an author to numerous hospitality industry focused articles. Additionally, Saurabh’s affinity for culinary delights is at par with his enthusiasm for fitness; a dichotomy he loves to balance every day! Read More…

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Delhi NCR

2nd Floor, Paras Downtown Centre, Golf Course Road, Sector 53, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India

Mumbai

501, 5th floor, Landmark, 136, Hill Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400050, India

Telephone: +91 124 461 6000

Email: info@hotelivate.com

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