Beena Vijayakumar


The Power 30 Housekeepers Of 2022


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Beena Vijayakumar

Beena started her career journey with The Taj Group of Hotels. Her career was developed and moulded in Taj where she had the opportunity to serve many Heads Of states and the Visit of her excellency queen Elizabeth to Cochin. During her  tenure in Taj hotels, she had the opportunity to be part of the four pre-opening hotels.

After spending 15 years at Taj group, Beena moved to Le Meridian hotel and convention Centre in India where she won the first national award (Star of the industry award – Best Executive Housekeeper) and I was promoted as Rooms division manager. She  then moved to UAE In 2007 where she started her career in JAL Fujairah resort as the Executive housekeeper (Pre Opening). She got an opportunity to join Amwaj Rotana in the year of 2009 as Director of Housekeeping which was a pre-opening property.

In the year of 2014, Beena got the opportunity to join the Millennium hotel and convention center Kuwait as the Director of housekeeping (pre-opening). In 2016, she was internally transferred to Bab al Qasr AbuDhabi which is 677 rooms 5 star luxury property under the brand portfolio of BILTMOR hotels ( pre-opening ). She also had a short experience in facilities in Dussman gulf UAE as the head of soft services for more than 50 projects including Battuta Mall which exposed her to different types of operation. Beena then returned to Bab Al Qasr Abu Dhabi in 2020 as Director of housekeeping.

One of the greatest highlight in her professional career in UAE is winning the runner-up award for the best Hotel housekeeper 2021.

She was also selected by the Clean middle east power 30 women of the year in 2022.