ZJZ Hospitality, Inc., provides turnkey, worry-free hotel management for property owners. The company oversees all operations at participating hotels through a competent and responsible General Manager who is accountable to an operational supervisor. At all levels, company representatives are trained under the highest standards of customer service and professionalism. It is this emphasis on exceeding guest expectations that powers the organization in its mission to grow and retain business. Utilizing a full range of resources and expertise, ZJZ Hospitality ensures that each property operates in an efficient and effective manner while constantly monitoring bottom-line results. Properties rely on ZJZ for the following services, among others
ZJZ Hospitality Inc. is the brainchild of Deven Bhakta. In 1996, the visionary made his first foray into hotel development in Port Aransas, Texas. That initial effort propagated multiple projects yielding more than 10 developed hotels in a 13-year period. ZJZ Hospitality’s current portfolio includes seven owned/managed properties and one managed hotel in South Texas. On the development side, the company has expanded its wingspan and is assessing hotel and resort projects in and out of Texas for potential involvement.
ZJZ Hospitality is the premier South Texas one-stop shop for all hotel development and management needs. ZJZ Hospitality specializes in all business components specific to hotels and works to improve any struggling piece or pieces in order to effectuate overall revenue growth vis-à-vis operational efficiency and account targeting/retention.
ZJZ Hospitality is synonymous with its family-oriented approach to hospitality; i.e., happy team members yield happy guests. ZJZ Hospitality Inc. empirically has shown that by nurturing quality talent with continued training and a focus on unparalleled customer service, a hotel is able to create a positive, attentive and industrious atmosphere for new and existing guests, which leads to account retention and increased revenue.
Our hotels have become premier destinations for travel enthusiasts. Why do they insist on us? Because they know they can count on unmatched service and superb hospitality every time. At the heart of our company are unshakable values. We’re committed to listening to our guests and employees and to contributing to the well-being of the communities in which we do business. We believe that attitude counts as much as skill. As a result, ZJZ Hospitality hires motivated people who we train to perform superbly, while we create an environment where they can flourish, advance, and succeed. Be a part of our diverse and talented team whose passion for our guests comes together in delivering amazing experiences for guests and team members alike For job opportunities please send us a resume and tell us a little about yourself and what you are looking for…Thank You
Fearless, motivated and caring are just some of the words that describe Deven Bhakta, CEO and President of ZJZ Hospitality, Inc. Deven has spent the majority of his life building a highly successful career in the hospitality industry and is one of the most respected hoteliers in South Texas. Joining his father in business after college, Deven opened his first property in Port Aransas, TX. Deven wore all hats ensuring his investment paid off...and it did. It soon catapulted him into building and managing several more hotels in the years to follow. Deven Bhakta continually pushes the envelope when it comes to developing sought after products, but he has an even greater passion for people. Deven plays a very integral part in placing the right people to further his mission of providing the best service and accommodations available. This not only requires an immense amount of business savvy, but an eye for talent and potential and Deven has selected the best of the best. Deven is also a loving and dedicated family man. He and his beautiful wife, Mayuri, are the proud parents of a son and twin daughters. With all the demands of running a thriving company, Deven always makes time for his loved ones, which is truly the cornerstone of his success. With multiple properties operating and several in the pipeline, Deven Bhakta remains as busy as ever. As a matter of fact, the future of ZJZ Hospitality, Inc. is so bright Deven has got to wear shades!
Darlene Gonzalez is the Executive Assistant to the CEO and President of ZJZ Hospitality, Inc, and she is the person who keeps Mr. Bhakta organized and on task each day. Darlene oversees the scheduling of every appointment and meeting, prepares corporate documentation for existing and new business proposals, credit card expense tracking and so much more. Darlene has spent the last 15 years working in one capacity or another of the hospitality world.
Kaushik is a highly talented, motivated and results-driven leader with more than 25 years of success in the hotel industry. Passionate, tenacious leader that demonstrates commitment and consistency on a daily basis. Successfully lead multiple hotel openings and hotel acquisitions. Known for a proven track record of building strong, highly effective work teams resulting in exceptional results.
A proud Texas Coastal Bend native and industry veteran, Julie Johnson began her career with ZJZ Hospitality 20 years ago. Julie started as a Guest Service Representative while still in high school, but quickly discovered her passion for the hospitality industry. Over the next several years she worked in every department and vastly expanded her knowledge of all aspects of operations, as well as guest and employee relations. Julie’s hard work and tenacity proved invaluable, and in 2012 she was promoted to VP of Operations. She is employee focused and holds true to the core tenet of ZJZ... happy employees create happy guests.