Suresh Badlaney has joined again as vice president – operations at Le Meridien Bangalore. With over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he started with East India Hotels in the year 1970. Subsequently he worked for ITC Hotels, starting with the pre-opening team of ITC Maurya, New Delhi. Badlaney successfully accomplished transforming Holiday Inn, Bangalore to Le Meridien in the year 1996. He was GM of the property for 14 years. He was also given charge of opening aloft brand in India and successfully opened aloft Chennai, Bengaluru and Coimbatore.