Strategy Cues.

Optimizing each commercial touch point for all our partners. We are committed to offering our partners a transparent, user friendly, agile and replicable strategic framework based on an analytical foundation derived from our extensive experience in revenue management, online distribution and digital marketing.

Our vision is to empower the management teams to provide extraordinary guest & employee experiences while we fuel the commercial engines with digital firepower. Maximum profitability and consistent returns from the asset with shortest turnaround time.

About Ishan.

Ishan is an analytical, thoughtful and commercially focused hospitality professional. He has a relentless drive to deliver more than just results.

After a successful stint of effectively leading and managing all commercial aspects of a hotel, he moved to a cluster and a regional portfolio subsequently. Ishan now aims to serve a wider purpose with this venture - Strategy Cues. His steep learning and implementation curve in the past decade has positively impacted a number of key businesses in the Middle East and Africa. He has contributed to the success of a number of key properties for international hospitality brands like Kempinski, Hyatt and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

Being Transparent, open and inclusive, it doesn't take much for Ishan to form solid professional bonds in a personal capacity, making him an approachable leader and a compatible team player. He strongly believes in having skin in the game and ensuring that all key stakeholders are on board.

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Stakeholder's interest.

Commitment to Operations and Management Teams

Strategy Cues is determined to lift the commercial pressures from the management teams and allow them to focus increasingly on the guest and colleague experiences.

Commitment to Commercial Teams

Strategy cues will strive to give an environment for the commercial teams to unleash and develop their true competencies in their areas of expertise. Our focus is to grow together as a team and improve our performance exponentially.

Commitment to Owners and Owner Representatives

Strategy cues is committed to improve the asset performance by integrating the commercial strategies with the high level P&L requirements, cash-flow conversions and management fees optimisation, thereby securing the asset from a long term perspective.

Culture & vibe.

Optimization is at our core

We spend time ‘doing’ and spend even more time on thinking ‘what we should be doing’. Our objective is always to optimize our resources and that of our partners. We seek consistent, compounded and augmented results in all our endeavors.

Work becomes flow at the limits of ability

We strive to collaborate with partners and projects that keep us on the edge of our abilities. To deliver unswerving outperformance through our creative strategy cues for our partners, is our primary goal.

We Serve all our partners and stakeholders

We design and adapt our services for the long-term benefit of all our partners and stakeholders. We measure our progress for serving each of them and seek consistent feedback. We adjust when we don’t get it right. Our responsibility to our stakeholders will continue to guide how we operate.


    • Cluster Director of Revenue – Hyatt Hotels Dubai

      Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    • Regional Manager, Distribution Middle East, Eurasia and Africa

      Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

    • Regional Manager, RMS Support Dubai, Lebanon,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Oman, Doha

      Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

    • Cluster Director of Revenue – Wyndham Hotels Dubai

      Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

    • Director of Revenue – Hyatt Hotels Dubai

      Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    • Cluster Revenue Manager – Hyatt Hotels Dubai

      Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    • Revenue Management Remote Task Force - Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh

      Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    • Corporate Leadership Trainee Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

      Kempinski Hotels

    • Masters in Business Administration - Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland

      Kempinski Hotels