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School of Hospitality & Tourism, Galgotias University partners with Sarovar Hotels & Resorts instituting the ‘Centre of Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism’

School of Hospitality & Tourism, Galgotias University signs an MOU with Sarovar Hotels & Resorts (Pvt. Ltd.) to mentor and guide young hospitality aspirants to become successful General Managers and Business Leaders.

To thrive and have a successful career in the hotel industry can be challenging; but with guidance, vision, and perseverance; it is achievable for young aspirants to become future leaders. To make their professional journey in the hotel industry rewarding, worthwhile, and productive experience; the Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism is pleased to announce that they have signed corporate alliance with Sarovar Hotels and Resorts Pvt. Ltd. to mentor and guide young hospitality aspirants. The institute is equally pleased to institute the ‘Centre of Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism’, which would be supported by Sarovar Hotels by providing highest standards of leadership, best practices, research and training of trainers apart from students training and placements.

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. is a leading hotel management company and one of the fastest-growing chains of hotels in India. It is a part of Paris headquartered Groupe Du Louvre. The company manages over 98 operational hotels in the 3 to 5 Star spectrum in 65 destinations in India and overseas under various brands. The leadership team at Sarovar Hotels, headed by Anil Madhok, Executive Chairman, shall provide the aspiring professionals of Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism the right approach and direction to develop themselves as future leaders by giving them insights to upskill themselves through good interactions with several expert hospitality workshops which shall be conducted by the Sarovar Hotels team.

“We are delighted to partner with Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism and helping the students gaining good insights in Hospitality through guest lectures by the Sarovar Hotels team, course curriculum development, training provided at hotels and also by providing them an opportunity to work in the hospitality industry. We hope that through this association, the students’ benefit and get the right direction towards building a successful hospitality career”, says Jatin Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, Sarovar Hotels.

“Through this corporate partnership, Sarovar Hotels aims at providing the Institute mentors, opportunities, workshops, and development programs which shall be guided by the Sarovar Hotels team and this will give the students a good learning platform and the right direction”, says Nihar Mehta, General Manager, Human Resources, Sarovar Hotels; who was present at the University for signing the MOU between Sarovar Hotels and Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism.

Galgotias University campus is set in 52 acres of rolling greens at a prime location on the Yamuna Expressway. School of Hospitality & Tourism is committed to deliver the best education and training to students by providing premium infrastructure, robust and holistic curriculum, impressive and efficacious practicum, finest learning platform, and conducive environment, along with the best scholastic and co-scholastic development of learners. The institute grooms professionals who can quickly excel confidently in any path they choose. To impart high-quality education to graduates and nurture them into competent professionals who can contribute to all spheres of professional activities while upholding ethics and human values is the mission statement that Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism strongly believes in.

“Galgotias University is indeed so appreciative of this alliance, and University is determined to create future hospitality leaders who have the zeal, passion and vision to pursue a promising career in the Hospitality Industry”, says Mr. Sunil Galgotia, Chancellor, Galgotias University.

“This collaboration with Sarovar Hotels & Resorts is first of its kind in North India, which would certainly provide a winning edge to all our students in becoming best business leaders of tomorrow with complete insights into the industry”, says Mr. Dhruv Galgotias, Chief Executive Officer, Galgotias University while expressing his delight on this mutually benefitting partnership.

“This lucrative partnership would provide cross-cultural exposure to students and educators for the enhanced understanding and learning of the professional skills through industry mentorship programme”, says Dr. Preeti Bajaj, Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University.

“It is envisaged that this collaborative partnership would enhance the learning platform and strategically instil required values to students and augment the future professionals through best practicum and placements in order to maintain the ‘Centre of Excellence’ initiatives of Galgotias School of Hospitality & Tourism”, says Prof. (Dr) Rajiv Mishra, Dean, School of Hospitality & Tourism, Galgotias University; who is the flagship person behind this industry-academia alliance of two giant conglomerate.

School of Hospitality & Tourism, Galgotias University has always been successful in inspiring students to become better citizens apart from transforming them into successful industry leaders. Dr. Avadhesh Kumar, Pro-Vice Chancellor; Dr. Nitin Kumar Gaur, Registrar; and Prof. Onkar Nath Mehra, Training & Placement Coordinator along with all the faculty members of the institute were also present during the formal MoU signing function.

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