Thompson Nashville appointed Akshay Bahl as the hotel's new GM. In this role, Bahl’s focus will be overseeing the hotel’s operations, as well as leading strategic marketing and brand development.
With more than 10 years of experience as a GM in the hospitality industry, this appointment marks Bahl’s return to the Two Roads Hospitality family after most recently serving as GM at The Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Thompson Nashville team, a hotel that made a huge impact both locally and nationally in the past year,“ Bahl said in a statement. “The team here has done an incredible job of creating a hospitality experience that welcomes locals and tourists alike and uniquely represents all of the cultural elements that make Nashville the city that it is.”
Prior to this appointment and his role at The Hollywood Roosevelt, Bahl served as GM at a variety of properties within the Thompson Hotels portfolio. Bahl was highly involved in the preopening and opening phases at Thompson Playa Del Carmen, Thompson Beach House and Thompson Miami Beach. He additionally worked at the Domain Hotel where he was named General Manager of the Year by Commune Hotels & Resorts (now Two Roads Hospitality).
The 224-key Thompson Nashville opened in Nashville’s Gulch neighborhood in October 2016.