About us

At HIND management, we offer expertise in operating international and boutique hotels. This experience extends to hotel builds and development and related project management. We have extensive procurement networks and hold a strong reputation in our field for our timely and cost-effective delivery of these projects. 

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Our projects have ranged from hotel public areas and accommodation room refurbishment, to multi-use Greenfield developments. Our hotel management vision and expertise on expansion include a portfolio with lease, franchise and management agreement models.


Through our sister company, we have experience in hotel ownership , so we fully appreciate your perspective as a hotel owner.


Our Business Excellence rests on multiple central pillars:

• Flawless Operational Execution

• Performance-Oriented Culture

• Talent

• Leadership

• Adaptability


Our Experience

Our time in the industry has given us an understanding into the operational nuances of running a hotel. At HIND management we take into account your experience and knowledge. From this we work with you to tailor our involvement to a level that is comfortable with you. We understand that all hotels are unique, so we have a level of flexibility which makes us able to manage different types of hotel ventures. With this understanding we can adapt to your needs and offer suggestions that would suit your hotel.


At HIND management, we recognise there are a multitude of aspects to consider in hotel management, from targeting the market and right guests to finding the exceptional team for the day-to-day running.


The effective running of a hotel or any business is composed of many components and parts which can be quite complex. It is the effective management of all these individual parts that contribute to a successful operation where all the parts work well independently and when combined work synergistically like a well-oiled engine. It is this aspect that has an impact on the overall success.


Whether you are an independent hotel owner or part of a bigger hotel franchise, we understand you have unique specific needs. It is through this understanding that we can tailor our approach for you.


We welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs and make your business a success.


Call us on 09 304 0745 or email us at info@hindmanagement.com


Sudima Hotels

HIND management has been managing all of properties under the Sudima Hotels franchise for over 10 years. Apart from the day-to-day running of the hotels, HIND management has played a role in the build and pre-opening of a newly built hotel, major refurbishment of hotel wings and the conversion of pre-existing hotels to the Sudima brand. Furthermore, we have managed technology upgrades to the hotels’ operating systems. Our services have helped Sudima Hotels excel and establish itself in the market.



Novotel Christchurch Airport

HIND management has been involved in Novotel Christchurch Airport every step of the way since the idea of the hotel was conceived. Through out the process, we have been committed to providing benefits for the owner while satisfying Accor standards. Novotel Christchurch Airport is a newly built 200 room hotel due to open November 2019. The 4 star plus hotel will feature a Food Exchange and Bar, GourmetBar, fitness centre, valet parking, and ten meeting spaces that can cater for up to 260 guests.



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HIND management can oversee all aspects of your day-to-day hotel operations and long-term strategy with the utmost care to guest services and profit maximisation.


Our Sales team actively goes out to the market to educate customers about our products and attract business in both the corporate and leisure markets. Creating and maintain strong relationships with customers is our team’s forte. We can create and implement a dynamic rate strategy and manage all distribution channels for your hotel with the aims to maximise yield and revenue.

Procurement & Supply Chain management

With over 1000 rooms in New Zealand, HIND management’s network of suppliers stretches far and wide. We can control your costs by creating efficiencies while maintaining a suitable quality product. At HIND management, we believe there is a fine balance between cost control and guest experience.


At HIND management we can provide your hotel with all your marketing needs including: e-commerce, print materials, hotel collateral, direct sales, advertising, digital media, social media and public relations.


Our team can identify a suitable position in the market place for your hotel and implement a strategy to help reposition your hotel.

Food & Beverage

Having excellent Food and Beverage services can help your revenue stream grow and attract more consumers to your hotel. Our knowledge in conferencing, restaurants and bars can help add value to your hotel.

Human Resources

Without people your hotel would just be a building. We will ensure the right people are hired and adequately trained to provide superior service. We believe in hiring locally where possible, giving staff opportunity for internal growth and providing a safe place to work. This, in addition to our benefits system will help staff retention.

Hospitality Technology

We can help your hotel stay up to date with the latest in hotel technology. We are happy to be part of the process, from suggesting the appropriate technology to implementing the change process.

Development & Pre- Opening

Building a hotel is not easy, our team at HIND management can help you create an efficient yet welcoming hotel through all stages of your build. We can also assist in the myriad of tasks prior to opening to ensure a successful opening.

Hotel Consultancy

Having problems with your current hotel? Unsure of where to build a hotel? Our experienced team can advise and guide you through your problems and questions.

Centralisation of Services

Where possible, your services will be centralised to create efficiencies and reduce costs while increasing the quality of the service provided.

Finance & Accounting

Financial forecasting and reporting, payroll and accounts and are key to any hotel operation. By closely monitoring the performance of hotels, we aim to maximise hotel profits and your return on investment.

Our Team

The HIND management team is lead by CEO, Sudesh Jhunjhnuwala. In addition he is the Owner and CEO of Sudima Hotels and HIND Properties. His family interests also extend to a significant commercial property portfolio across the country, in addition to extensive business interests throughout Asia and the rest of the world. Further Hotel development in New Zealand and Australia is Sudesh’s current focus, with several Joint Venture and Independent projects pending.
Sudesh Jhunjhnuwala

General Manager

Sudesh started his business career in Hong Kong, working for Sudima Group’s design and OEM watch company. In 2001, he moved to New Zealand to look after the group’s property portfolio. At this stage, he bought the group’s first hotel and started on the journey to create HIND management and Sudima Hotels.

Now, Sudesh is well regarded in the hotel and tourism industry in New Zealand. He is seen as one of the industry leaders and is invited to speak on many panels and judge business competitions. Sudesh is also a proud member of Be. Accessible’s Fab 50 in recognition for his work in making Sudima Hotels accessible.

Sudesh attended the prestigious University of Southern California where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is currently an active member of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation.

Les Morgan

Director of Hotels

Having over 20 years hotel experience, Les is a well respected figure in the industry. He has spoken at a myriad of industry related events and held numerous board positions throughout New Zealand. He started his career as a night auditor and has worked his way up into upper management. Prior to joining HIND management, Les had worked for numerous international brands such as Accor and Starwood. In 2014, Les was awarded the Westpac Excellence in Business Leadership award.

Michael Chinnery

Group Financial Controller

With over 25 years experience in hotel finance, Michael provides a wealth of industry specific knowledge crucial for accurate forecasting and reporting. Michael has completed a Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Auckland in Business Administration and studied Financial & Management Accounting from the American Hotel Association.

Michel Adolphe

Director of Sales & Marketing

Michel has worked in hotel sales and marketing for over 20 years. He understands the ever changing market, and knows how to sell hotels to all different market segments. In his role, he oversees all sales and marketing strategy and execution.

Phillipa Gimmillaro

Director of Human Resources

Phillipa has over 15 years experience in the tourism industry internationally, including big name brands. Prior to working in Human Resources, Phillipa worked in the reservations and functions departments. Phillipa works hard to recruit and retain the right staff. Staff welfare is her utmost concern. She has received an Advanced Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Business from New Zealand School of Travel and Tourism as well as a CIPD certificate in Human Resources Practice – Level 3. Additionally, Phillipa is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand.

Vedika Jhunjhnuwala

Hotel Development Executive

Vedika has been passionate about hotels since she was young. To further this passion she attended the prestigious University of Southern California and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a minor in Communication Design. She has had experience in the tourism industry both in New Zealand and the U.K.

Anna Mabey

Project Manager & Hotel Development Executive

With over ten years experience, Anna was primarily established in hotel reservations and yield management. She has since moved into hotel development and project management. Her prior experiences include hotel pre-openings and management of a major hotel system change. Anna received an Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management from Pacific International Hotel Management School.

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