According to the brand, Malhotra brings a “wealth” of hospitality experience to his new role, with over 14 years’ experience working in the industry, starting his career in chef roles for brands including Apex, Marriott and Hilton.
He moved into management back in 2013 where he was the deputy manager for the Hilton in Portsmouth. Most recently, Malhotra headed up the Crowne Plaza in Basingstoke as GM, a role he held for over three years.
Jurys Inn Southampton features 270 rooms, an on-site bar, offering a selection of drinks and light bites as well nine fully-equipped meeting rooms, each accommodating up to 130 people with free WiFi and dedicated event staff on-hand.
Jason Carruthers, managing director of Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland, said: “We are delighted to welcome Vinay to the team, Vinay has a proven track record in hotel management and years of experience delivering excellent service to customers.
“Ensuring that each and every customer has a comfortable and happy stay is at the heart of what we do at Jurys Inn Southampton, and we are confident that Vinay will work with the team to further drive this as the new general manager.”