OUR TEAM, OUR PRIDE
Mekosha Hospitality, led by Ram Wasan has been conceptualized by the team that created India’s first boutique hotel: The Manor, New Delhi. The team at Mekosha, Trivandrum has been handpicked and has a collective 94 years of experience.
We pride ourselves in being the kind of hospitality team that comes with smiling faces, open arms and helping hands – ever ready to carry you through different parts of your healing journey at Mekosha.
Ram Wasan is a trusted advisor for many in the hospitality industry. Before founding Mekosha, Ram worked as an MD at HVS International where he focussed on asset management services for South East Asia. He was instrumental in establishing The Manor, India’s first designer boutique hotel. He started his career at Oberoi hotels and has held leadership roles with many companies including Reliance, DLF, K Raheja Corporation, Vatika Group and Citrus Hotels.
Chef Samta Gupta’s professional experience of more than two and a half decades with various restaurants and hotels across the world (including Taj Group of Hotels Mumbai, Indian Food Festival Japan, World Bank Cafe Delhi, Twist of Lime Goa & Turmeric Pot Australia among many others) has given her a well- rounded skill set. She is an amazing creator of magic when it comes to tossing up a sensational culinary menu with various ethnic and eclectic cuisines.
Having worked in many kitchens around the world, nothing gives her more pleasure than getting her Chef’s whites on. She has indeed worked with Ayurveda dedicated chefs to create a world class cuisine for Mekosha – one that imbibes the wholesome values of Ayurvedic principles.
Dr. Maneesh S is an authority in the field of traditional style of Ayurvedic treatment. With over 10 years of expertise and a proven track record of classical style of treatment his work has immensely benefited several people all over India and the world.
He mastered the Ayurvedic method of treatment from the renowned Pankajakasthuri Ayurveda Medical College, Trivandrum. His experience includes working with Somatheeram Resorts, Club Mahindra Resorts and as a Dubai Healthcare City licensed Consultant Physician. He has also traveled extensively across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent collecting medicinal plants to replenish his extensive organic infusions. He has treated patients with chronic and complicated diseases as well as delivered lectures on Ayurveda, partaken in discussions and seminars pertaining to the propagation of various treatment modalities cited in the Ayurveda texts. With his extensive knowledge on various subjects like Sanskrit, Vedas, Mythology, ancient Indian Culture and Classical arts etc., he is considered to be one of the best in the industry.
Under his guidance and advice, Mekosha and its guests are in the best hands when it comes to Ayurvedic treatment.
With a career spanning 24 years in the Hotel Management industry, ElizabetH P. K. is a stalwart in Operations and Quality Management. Before joining Mekosha, she has proven her mettle was part of the core management teams of top players in the Indian and international hotel and resorts industry, namely Le Meridien Resorts and Convention Centre, Dream Hotel (Hampshire Hotels and Resorts), The Park, Design Hotels and Casino Group of Hotel (CGH Earth).
Her key areas of expertise are leading, mentoring & monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in process operations and meeting of individual & group targets as well as efficiently handling people issues and actively resolving them without impacting team performance.
The unique creative and managerial energy and superlative industry knowledge that she brings to the table greatly benefits Mekosha, and we are proud to have her on board with us as our General Manager.
YOGACHARYA RAJ SHINE
Yogacharya Raj Shine, is a yoga teacher and spiritual seer in International Sivananda Yoga/Vedanta. He is a disciple of Swami Govindananda, Prahlad and Manichaitanya, renowned Yoga gurus. He has completed his International TTC, ATTC and Sadhana Intensive Programme, each accrediting him with the best of yogic knowledge.
He has also completed an Advanced Spiritual Course commonly known as Sampoorna, an Advanced Yoga Certification Course (SAYTCC) which includes 500 hrs of yoga affiliated with the Registered Yoga Alliance.
Over and above yoga, he has also studied Naturopathy under the guidance of well known Naturopathy physician Dr. Haneeta K.P from Calicut University. This course was run by Academy of Naturopathy Yogic Science under Sanjeevanam Natural Living Trust.
He practices the art and science of Yoga at Mekosha, Trivandrum with the guests and equips them to learn the fine nuances of this ancient science. He is symbol of natural energy, which he transfers to each of the participants of his yoga courses. His passion and enthusiasm is distinctly visible and rubs off on all our guests!