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Honoured to Introduce
Upendra Dattatraya Kulkarni
Co-Founder & Director HCS Global Corp
Global Hospitality & Travel Community
Upendra is a consummate first-generation hotelier and entrepreneur with more than 2 decades of experience and has won many accolades in the hospitality industry. Climbing the career ladder Upendra worked for some of the best multinational upscale hotel brands in England and India. He is a recipient of the Hospitality Young Achiever’s Award, Hospitality Rising Star Entrepreneur Award & IHC Best Hospitality Professional Award. Upendra is a postgraduate in Hospitality Business Management and has vast experience in opening Hospitality Assets.
Apart from his business, he enjoys being a volunteer for a couple of non-profit organizations. His interests are theatre and martial arts.
Upendra is an amateur athlete who enjoys cycling, bike riding and trekking. He is currently learning to play musical instruments Trumpet and Bugel.
Food & Beverage
Co-Founder & Director
HCS Global Corp Ltd.
Apr 2019-Present .
Apr 2019- Oct 2020 . 1 Years 7 Months
General Manager- West
Jul 2012- Jan 2016 . 3 Years 7 Months
BTEC Edexcel London
Higher National Diploma
IHMES International Hotel School Isle of Man
Hospitality and Business Management
Savitribai Phule Pune University Savitribai Phule Pune University
Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
- Outstanding Contribution Felicitation.- IPHA2020
- Young Achiever's Award-AHPW of India2019
- Rising Star Entrepreneur of The Year-Hotelier's Summit by IDE2017
- General Manager of the Year- Hotelier India2013
- IHC Best Hospitality Professional2022
Director Youth Services & Chairman Young Generation
Served as an active member and Director Youth Services & Chairman Young Generation 2014-15 for Rotary Club of Porvorim Goa
Young Skål Director & Treasurer - Skål International Official
Treasurer Skål International Pune (452) for 2021-22 Young Skål Director Skål International Pune (452) for 2020-22 Member Skål International Pune (452) 2091-20 Member Skål International Goa (691) 2013 -2015 Skål International was founded in 1934, It is the only professional organization promoting global Tourism & Hospitality and friendship, embracing all sectors of the industry.