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MIET Group of Institutions: The Embodiment of Excellence

About 65 km from Delhi, Meerut, the second largest city in the NCR region, has seen a great transformation in the recent past. With various ongoing developments in the infrastructure, education, commercial and IT sectors, Meerut is gaining more colors, apart from being known as the largest producer of handloom work, scissors, sports goods and musical instruments. Now, in the western Uttar Pradesh, Meerut holds the distinction of being the largest hub of education with institutes like engineering, medical, management, pharmacy colleges and many more. City Educational and Social Welfare Society, which was established in 1989 by Late Chandra Sen Agarwal, has played an important role in the process of gaining this new stature for Meerut. "The society was the results of initiatives taken...

Top 10 Promising Travel and Hospitality Institutes in India 2018
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The Significance of Industrial Training in Hospitality Industry

Shafee Ahmed, Director & CEO, Purpletree Hotels & Hospitality Services

Essential Skills needed in Hospitality Industry

Nigel Viegas, Executive Director, Bahrain Institute of Hospitality and Retail

The Changing Dynamics of Hospitality Industry

Ashish Vohra, Founder & CEO, juSTa Hotels & Resorts

Exploring the Endless Opportunities of Travel

Sarath Shyam, Managing Editor, The Higher Education Review

The Necessity for Hospitality Education in India

Veer Vijay Singh, CEO & MD, Trance Hotels

Travel for Travel's sake

Vishal Hanmattekar, CEO and Co-Founder, The Blueberry Trails

Top 10 Promising Travel and Hospitality Institutes in India 2018

According to latest reports, the travel and hospitality industry sector in India accounted for 8 percent of the total employment opportunities generated in the country in 2017, providing employment to around 41.6 million people during the same year. Moreover, it is expected that by 2025, 10.5 percent of all jobs worldwide will be in hospitality and tourism and it's expected to contribute a gargantuan $11.3 trillion to the world economy in GDP. Apart from this convincing figures, there are many other perks of working in this industry, including a great deal of freedom and mobility, rare opportunity to meet, service, and interact with people from all walks and corners of life, promising salary range and many more.

Due to the tremendous growth and the ever-evolving nature of the industry, the student community is gearing up to pursue a degree or diploma related to this industry for giving a kick-start to their careers. Whether it is Gordon Ramsay, starred British chef or country's own celebrity chef, Vikas Khanna, who is renowned in international platforms as well, they all achieved popularity starting out in this industry; anyhow the only thing that is common among them is their passion. This depicts scopes and opportunities are countless, but it is the unique skill set in candidates that makes the difference assuring their proficiencies are globally recognized and applicable to any business, in any corner of the planet considering the fact that hospitality centers around providing a fantastic customer experience.

With the increasing interest of students in this field, institutes in parallel are also vouching to render education and training. Choosing an institute for earning a degree in this field, is, however, a difficult process as compared to other courses, travel, and hospitality management courses demand optimum practical training and exposure which most of the institute fails to offer. We at Higher Education Review for demonstrating the students a right direction towards the fulfillment of their dreams have identified distinct institutes who are resolute to train the students with the best of both worlds exposures, facilities, quality education, and approaches.

In the next few pages, we have unveiled the few institutes that are shortlisted by our expert panels as the "Top 10 Promising Travel and Hospitality Institutes in India 2018". The listing has been composed after a meticulous research and comparisons among numerous institutes of the country with a hope of assisting the students from all over the country in broadening their horizons and helps them select the right institute.

Institution Name

Location

Description

Don Bosco Hospitality & Studies Mumbai, Maharashtra Affiliated to Mumbai University, the institute goes beyond the academic curriculum and provides the students with plethora of opportunities to discover and develop their talents.
DSMS College of Tourism and Management Durgapur, West Bengal One of the finest management institute, DSMS aims at developing students' intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education.
FCI Institute of Management Dehradun, Uttarakhand Having a decent placement record, the institute prepares the students in such a way that they not only feel contented after joining the institute but also quenches the thirst of the industry.
Goa College of Hospitality and Culinary Education Goa A premier Hospitality Institute, students here are ensured for a right beginning of their career through rendering substantial hands-on experience and industry exposure.
Good Shepherd Institute of Hospitality Management Darjeeling, West Bengal A first of its kind Advanced Hospitality Training Institution in the hills of Darjeeling, Good Shepherd IHM is fulfilling the need of quality professional education and industry relevant job-oriented training in the region.
IAM Institute Of Hotel Management Kolkata, West Bengal Known as one of the oldest professional hospitality institutes in the country, IAM is committed to uphold the mission of providing world-class education and training in hospitality management by constantly innovating and improving upon the discipline.
International Institute of Culinary Arts New Delhi, Delhi An elite Chef Development Institute, IICA intends to produce a well qualified and highly effective, mobile and dedicated work force to answer the industry`s global needs.
Krystal School of Excellence Kolkata, West Bengal Offering courses at par with international standards, Krystal School of Excellence envisions making a contribution to the world of hospitality, by gifting excellent education and training to create a niche of Hospitality Professionals.
SYNA International College of Management Studies Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh Promoted by the S.N Education Society, the institute is equipped with all modern facilities and a top class academic building enabling the students to get an international experience.
V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education Goa Training students under the guidance of dynamic faculty members, the institute is generating next-generation hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs instilled with right knowledge and skills.