Diethelm Travel India (DTI) has appointed Tekla
Maira as Managing Director, effective 1 September 2009.
Tekla has a wealth of senior management
experience with such respected companies as Hyatt, ITC, and Oberoi.
CEO, Diethelm Travel Group (DTG), John
Watson said, "Due to the elevation of Himmat Anand to the position of
President, DTI, to focus purely on strategic issues, we sought a
strong candidate to continue the excellent start we have made in
India. Tekla's excellent knowledge of the leisure and MICE markets
will help us grow our business in line with our plan to be the
number one quality inbound player in India. Several large
high-profile groups have signed up to tour with us in 2010."
Himmat Anand added, "With the economic scenario looking
likely to revive in early 2010, we felt this was the right time
for us to strengthen our structure, enhance our efforts and be
ready when the upturn happens."
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