Aashica is a 4th generation hotelier and a graduate from the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University NY. Since 2008 Aashica has been heading the planning and execution of all new hotel openings at IHHR Hospitality.
Aashica exemplifies a sharp hotelier acumen and keen sensibility, inherited from her father Ashok Khanna, a pioneer in luxury wellness travel in India and grandson of the late Mohan Singh Oberoi. She has directed IHHR’s efforts strategically through some of its most defining milestones over the last 9 years including successfully forging a major multi hotel alliance and reflagging with Hyatt hotels. She presently leads operations and business development for the company’s ‘Ananda’ destination spa brand and is responsible for selectively expanding the Ananda brand footprint with exceptional hospitality products and mindful wellness offerings.
Ananda is an award-winning luxury destination spa resort situated in the Himalayan foothills of Northern India. Ananda integrates traditional and international wellness experiences, fitness and healthy organic cuisine to restore balance and harmonize energy. Since its inception in the year 2000 it has established itself among the top destination spas in the world and has gained worldwide recognition.
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Aashica Khanna, VP Operations, IHHR Hospitality
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