Dhaka: Kelly Lewis, a global experienced hospitality professional, joined as Regional Corporate General Manager of Maya Corporation at the very beginning of this year. Maya corporation is a Bangladesh-based organisation involved in hotels and restaurants, real estate, radio station,s and RMG business. As an RCGM, he is overseeing international chain hotels Best Western PLUS under the name of Maya, and a new resort planning, as well as one international chain restaurant Farzi Café and Chai Garam Café.
Starting his long and successful career in food and beverage with Hyatt Corporation in Maui and onto General Manager, Lewis's career spans over 25 years in a number of luxury brand hospitality companies, including most recently the Amari Dhaka hotel, where he operated this most successful hotel for just under 5 years.
Prior to Amari, he has held General Manager positions with Hyatt Hotels, Dusit International Hotels Thailand, the prestigious Indigo Pearl Phuket (rebranded the Slate), Makena Beach and Golf Resort Maui, Hotel Victor Hyatt South Beach Miami USA, Grove Isle Resort and Spa Miami USA, Daufuskie Resort and Breathe Spa, as well as The Carefree Resort and Villas in Carefree Arizona. He has also held positions with Shangri-La and the famous Half Moon Bay Golf and Tennis Resort in Jamaica.
Born in the UK and raised in America, Lewis graduated from the University of Arizona. He is a well-seasoned hotelier with many accolades, including World Luxury winner of best Suites and Villas worldwide, Best Resort Spa in Asia and Best Beach Resort in Thailand for two years at Indigo Pearl Resort.
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