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Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore
No 99 Residency Road,
Bangalore -560025, India
M: +91 910.844.4931

Bangalore —December 10 2015 — Dr. Kannan Nettath has been appointed Spa Director at The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore. In this position, he will manage and lead the operational, strategic and financial performance of the award-winning 17,000 square-foot of spa and wellness floor consisting of a state of the art fitness center, internationally acclaimed Rossano Ferreti Salon and a magnificent spa equipped with ultra-modern facilities.

Dr. Kannan has 14 years of experience in the spa and hospitality industry. Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, Dr. Kannan served as a senior wellness consultant at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara. Under his leadership the spa was voted as “World’s best private island spa 2015” by World Spa Awards. Dr. Kannan was associated with various other prestigious hotels like Taj Lands End Mumbai, Four Seasons Resort Maldives, Four Seasons Mumbai and The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach Resort. Under his direction, the spas at almost all hotels received a number of awards & accolades including “Asia Spa Crystal Awards” and “Asia Spa Awards” for various categories. 

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kannan to our leadership team. His expertise, dedication and enthusiasm will bring the Spa an even higher level of service and affirm our status as one of Bangalore’s most sought after spa destination offering luxury wellness experiences” said Raghu Menon. General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore. 

Dr. Kannan has extensive knowledge and experience not only about both Ayurvedic and Western treatments but also in Salon and Fitness center functions and management which makes him just the perfect fit for the role.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa offering ESPA treatments is located on a dedicated wellness floor, spread across 1,580 square meters, taking the urban spa experience to a new level. The Spa brings to Bangalore the unique mission of the international leading spa brand, ESPA, to use only the very purest extracts and create products that promise instant, lasting results, every day. Featuring 12 deluxe treatment rooms including - a VIP couple suite, two express rooms, and a host of spa appointments including a steam, sauna and a thermal room, The Ritz-Carlton Spa redefines the ultimate wellness spa experience.

Issued by

Bhavana Shah

Director of Public relations

The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore



About The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore

The first Ritz Carlton hotel in India, the Ritz –Carlton, Bangalore is situated in the central business district providing expansive city views featuring 277 luxurious guest rooms and suites, 6 contemporary food and beverage venues, city’s only luxury roof top bar, unmatched and dedicated wellness floor, exceptional meeting rooms for large and medium sized events coupled with the legendary Ritz-Carlton personalized service. To learn more, please visit www.ritzcarlton/bangalore


About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 90 hotels and resorts in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information, or reservations, visit the company web site at, or The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ).