Henriques - Photographer - Goa Velha, GA, India

Nikita Henriques

Goa Velha, GA, India




creating and capturing your every special moment.

Work History



From August 2012

• Photographer (Textures, stores, product, website, food n wine, events,wedding etc)

Marketing, Events and Sales Personnel

Vinsan Graphics

January 2012 - April 2012


Sula wines

From August 2012

Mandi, Tara trust Foundation, Sol Beer Launch Wedding photography: at Marbela beach resort, Zuri white sands, Alila, Bridals, Anniversaries. Product Photography: Mandi (the Indian Mix ) Nature Photography
Freelancer since Aug2012
• Photographer (Textures, stores, product, website, food n wine, events etc)
• Wedding and party planner.
• Design and concepts. (Hand made cards, presentations, etc)
• Jewellery making - customized artificial jewellery, crocheted jewellery
• Training and development in Hotel Management
Events and Wedding Planner since May2012-JAug 2012 Sunset Getaways


November 2011 - January 2012

(events and parties)
Assistant Manager Guest Relations and Experiences since Oct2011- Nov2011 Alila Diwa Goa
• Checking of VIP arrivals, rooms and preferences
• Getting in touch with guests and prior to arrival.
• Organizing and planning each stay
• Handling PPM meetings and cross checking with other departments
• Handling VIP movement
• Planning guest experiences and events

Assistant Manager Front Office

January 2011 - October 2011

Assistant Manager Diwa Wing (acting manager) since Jan'2011-Oct'2011 Alila Diwa Goa
• To over look 35 rooms
• To see to day to day operations in house keeping front office, house keeping and food and beverage service.
• To over look all departments and ensure proper functioning.

Assistant Manager Front Office since Oct'10 Alila Diwa Goa
Job Responsibility
• To meet and welcome regular and VIP guests in accordance with the hotel's guest
Recognition programs. Inspect VIP rooms prior to arrival.
• To answer guests' questions and assist them with their needs, ensuring all requests are
Followed through and completed.
• To liaise closely with all departments with regard to servicing and handling of incoming
Groups, VIP's etc.
• To depute for the Front Office Manager in their absence.
• To continuously inspect all hotel areas to ensure both the cleanliness and comfort of
The hotel's guests are maintained and that all standards of amenities and touches are provided in
• To ensure that all departments are fully familiar with the policies and procedures in the
Events of loss, damage, accidents and other incidents and that all reported matters in the logbook a
are followed up correctly.
• To monitor guests' satisfaction by talking to the guests whenever possible and maintain
Open communication with all members of GS team. Take immediate action to resolve complains when necessary and seek authorization to provide compensation.
• Conduct information meetings for all new guests about hotel outlets, events and activities. Arrange trips, private dinners and wedding ceremonies.
• To ensure that all services offered in Front Office (Business Centre, Concierge,
Reception) are always available, and are carried out with the utmost efficiency and courtesy.
Pre opening of the front office department Oct'09 Alila Diwa Goa
Job Responsibility
• Creating training modules and conducting trainings for the Front Office Team;
• Developing core...

Kids Club Executive & Public Relations

Alila Diwa Goa

From October 2009

Job Responsibility
• Purchasing and choosing requirements
• Finalizing products and entertainment
• Styling the area
• Innovating concepts and ideas for kids
• Creating a personal preference menu
• Making checklists, rosters, and modules
• Training on activities and baby sitting/ team building and up selling
• Checking and manning operating criteria
• To maintain smooth functioning and coordination
• Maintenance of equipment
• Staff grooming
• Heading the Kids Club

Public Relations
• Coordination of Photo Shooting for the Resorts website and brochure pictures
• Photo shoots for all events and weddings
• Creating experiences and coordinating small and large groups
• Handling wedding groups in being creative
• Organizing tours, adventures and team building activities
• Organizing in house events in terms of décor, perfection and photo shoots
• Coordinating with groups like I AM She and Channel V get gorgeous and media
• Coordinating with Corporate team on their visits

Front Office Executive

• Build teamwork and enhance the team's commitment to their work and the hotel.
• Delegate appropriate responsibility to subordinates based on their ability whilst ensuring they have sufficient authority and resources.
• Communicate the vision and brand personality to the team and ensure it is integrated in the department's business practices.
• Actively and successfully train associates for current assignments/cross training within the department.
• Ensure relevant Trainings are conducted in a timely manner
• Communicate high performance standards & Monitor
• Ensure the Front Office team is scheduled in accordance with business need



photography/design/creative arts & crafts

Qualifications & Certifications

teaching English

Agnel Institute of Food Crafts & Culinary Science

Hotel Management

Agnel Institute of Food Crafts & Culinary Science

Fr. Basilio Andrade Memorial Higher Secondary School

St. Therese's High School

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