Ghanshyam Bhatt, CHO
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Ghanshyam Bhatt has been the Chairman and CEO of Newbury Hospitality Management since our inception in 2006. Mr. Bhatt immigrated to the United States of America in 1982, and began his career in the Hospitality Industry in Atlantic City, NJ. In 1984, Mr. Bhatt purchased his first property in North Bergan, NJ, which was located outside of New York City. In 1988, Mr. Bhatt and family moved to Milford, CT and acquired a second hotel. Over the course of the past twenty five years, Mr. Bhatt has developed, owned, and managed multiple properties throughout in the Northeastern Region of United States, and also overseas in India. Newbury Hospitality Management’s portfolio of hotels includes franchisee licenses with Premier brands such as Hilton Hotels Corporation, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Taj Hotels and Resorts. In 1999, Mr. Bhatt and a few friends opened the Taj Residency (formerly Holiday Inn) in their native city of Vadodara, Gujarat, India. In 2002, Mr. Bhatt was awarded Outstanding General Manager of year by the Connecticut Lodging Association. In 2003, Mr. Bhatt was awarded the 2003 General Manager of the Year award by the American Lodging Association in Las Vegas, NV. In 2007, Mr. Bhatt and his son Prashant became the first approved Franchisees for Hyatt’s new Select Service Brand called “Hyatt Place”. In 2007, the Bhatt’s completed Construction on the Country’s first “Brand New” Hyatt Place in Milford, CT. Mr. Bhatt and his wife, Anila, are active members in the Milford Red Cross, Milford Chamber of Commerce, CT Lodging Association, American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA), and Lifetime Members of Asian American Hotels Owners Association (AAHOA). The Bhatt’s are also actively involved in community service and spiritual organizations including Yogi Divine Society, Gujarati Samaj of Connecticut, Brahmin Samaj of USA, and Association of Indian Americans in North America (AIANA). Mr. Bhatt received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from M.S. University in Vadodara, Gujarat, India.
 
 
Prashant Bhatt, MBA
President and Chief Operating Officer


Prashant Bhatt is President and Chief Operating Officer of Newbury Hospitality Management. Mr. Bhatt is involved in all areas of the business from Hotel Acquisitions, Operations/Management, and New Development projects. Mr. Bhatt began his career working for Hilton Hotels Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts in 2002. Prior to Newbury Hospitality Management, Mr. Bhatt served as part of the Management Team with notable Hotel Management Companies such as Meyer Jabara Hotels and Interstate Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Bhatt has hotel experience with leading brands such as Marriott International, Hilton Hotels Corporation, and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. In 2006, Mr. Bhatt joined his father, Mr. Ghanshyam Bhatt, to form Newbury Hospitality Management. In addition, during this period, Mr. Bhatt became the first approved Franchisee for Hyatt Place, and Managed the Construction of Hyatt Place Milford, CT. Mr. Bhatt received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Finance/Marketing Degree from Northeastern University. Mr. Bhatt also received an M.B. A. in Hospitality & Tourism Global Business Leadership Degree from Johnson and Wales University. He is a frequently invited guest speaker at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, and has been recognized as an Outstanding Young Hotelier by Asian American Hotel Owners Association. Mr. Bhatt is an Active Member of Asian American Hotels Owners Association (AAHOA), American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Hartford Chamber of Commerce, CT Travel & Tourism Bureau, and Johnson & Wales University Alumni Board. Mr. Bhatt is also actively involved in community service and spirituals organizations such as Yogi Divine Society, Anoopam Mission, Gujarati Samaj of Connecticut, and Brahmin Samaj of USA.
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