The world of travel and hospitality has entered a new era of growth and transformation. Global business travel spending hit a record-breaking $1.2 trillion in 2015, up five percent from the previous year.
Swiss hospitality education, one of the world's reputed and most extensive network of hospitality management institutions, is endeavoring to expand its footprint in the Indian space.
“India being a fast booming market, it is important for students to know about India,” Dominate said, adding that efforts are on to forge partnerships, including exchange programs for students and faculty with Indian hospitality entities.
“India see as a major country with a long tradition of hospitality. India is not a new market for us. We have our here endeavoring to develop relationships with swiss education schools with India.
“But it is important to have constant dialogues of swiss schools with the Indian market — hoteliers, restaurateurs, educational institutes — in the swiss education endeavor to be locally relevant and constantly evolve,”
Talking about hospitality management education, experts said it was imperative to give equal importance to the practical aspect as much as theory.
“Practical aspects ensure that a student is constantly in relationship with the industry, with the world outside. It’s the right blend of theory and practical that makes our students stay relevant in the complex and the ever evolving markets,”
Experts have often lamented the dearth of hospitality management institutes in India and stressed on the need to upgrade the system with more emphasis on the practical aspects.
Swiss Education offers a wide range of graduate and post-graduate hospitality management degrees with a focus on international business and global service industry applications.
Accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), Swiss Hotel Management School ranked 8thand Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland, ranked 15th in Top 20 QS World University Ranking 2017
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