Having acknowledged the need and understood the dearth of quality human resources in Indian Hospitality sector, Himgiri Zee University has promised itself to be the panacea for the problems faced by Indian Hospitality sector by initiating a separate department to run 4 years Bachelor of Hotel Management, 4 years Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management and 1 year Diploma in Food & Beverage production/Room Division and Doctorate degree program. School of Hotel & Hospitality Management is fully equipped with all necessary infrastructure including Basic & Advanced Training Kitchens, Bakery, Restaurant cum Bar, Front Office,
Housekeeping Labs, Spacious classroom, well stocked library with learning & training aids..
TSchool of Hotel & Hospitality Management at Himgiri Zee University is committed to impart quality professional education in with respect to the contemporary Hospitality and Tourism industry standards and meeting the challenge of paradigm shift within the Industry. The School is one the most advanced, updated and forward-thinking faculties in the Uttarakhand that stands out for excellence, diversity, relevance, and state-of-art infrastructure. It is dedicated towards generating the quality of expertise and skilled human resource for one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in the world. This is achieved through our practical approach and work-based learning curriculum that integrates rigorous sessions within the specialized areas of hospitality, tourism, leisure, travel and culinary arts.
It is the place where aspiring Hoteliers and Tourism industry Professionals obtain core and firm knowledge of key industrial practices. Teamwork, leadership, service etiquette are some of the key attributes inculcated in the students with the help of different learning approaches – experiential, collaborative and discovery, that sparks the students analytical and decision-making skills. A well-designed structured internship programme provides the students a platform to work with top global industry players and learn from the best. It will be quite obvious that one can easily learn that how things actually move within the industry and how things are delivered with great perfection on consistent basis.
The School is having strong industry linkage with leading hotel chains, and key players of the Tourism sector that provide a bouquet of opportunities and industry exposure to the students in.
I am extremely delighted to write to you as the Associate Dean
of this wonderful School. It is truly an honour & pride to take up this responsibility entrusted on me by the Honourable Vice Chancellor. Hotel. Hospitality &
Tourism industry is one amongst the fastest growing industry in India and abroad, thereby increasing the economy and contributing to country’s largest sources
of foreign exchange earnings, revenue generation. The Hospitality and Tourism Industry is also one of the utmost in terms of employment opportunities, lifestyle
and a bright future both within the Domestic shores as well as the International arena. It offers a plethora of avenues in Hotels, Airlines, Multinational companies,
Cruise lines, Casinos, Customer Care Banking sectors and the list is endless. But at the same time, this industry is facing the shortage of trained and professional manpower.
Our Hospitality & Tourism courses are highly inclined towards industry specific norms and today both national & multinational organizations
are considering the aspects of personalized services along with customer satisfaction as the key mantra to any successful business, thereby
making endless opportunities for Hospitality & Tourism graduates in the hospitality and tourism market. We, at School of Hotel & Hospitality
Management are fully equipped with modern infrastructure, innovative methods of teaching, modern teaching facilities and passionate faculties,
who will be working with a missionary zeal for shaping the student’s personality to embark on the knowledge revolution. Let us work together in
this endeavour to carve out a sterling career for you.
With best wishes
Mr. Subodh Choudhary
School of Hotel & Hospitality Management
i.Working as an Associate Dean from 2013
ii. B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from I.H.M, Jaipur (Under National Council for Hotel Management:an apex body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) & postgraduate degree in Hotel and Tourism Management from IGNOU.
A Hotel Management professional with a passion for imparting knowledge of the Hospitality field. Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management, B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from I.H.M, Jaipur (Under National Council for Hotel Management: an apex body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) . Has 20 years of rich experience in academic and industry. Winner of various reputed Chefs Competitions. Attended many Conferences & Seminars of National and International level. Regular External Examiner for Conducting Practical Viva-Voce, Paper setter and Evaluator for the various Central, State, Private, Deemed Universities and I.H.M.s. Life member of Indian Hospitality Congress.
Food & Beverage Production
Innovating new dishes
Awarded by Indian Hospitality Congress in 2016 by Hospitality Educators Award in University education
i. Ph.D. In Management (Tourism) from Jagannath University, NCR, India.
ii.Certificate Program on Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
iii.Master of Science in Hospitality Administration (Specialization in Hotel Sales & Marketing) from (IHM) Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi, India, under National Council for Hotel Management and catering Technology, an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
iv.MTTM (Master of Tourism & Travel Management) from IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University)
v.Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from (IHM) Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, under National Council for Hotel Management and catering Technology, an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, is an Experienced Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Hospitality Management, Sales Management, Front Office and Tourism Management. Strong education professional with a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Management (Tourism).
Dr Sharma is having a vast experience of various Administrative, Teaching and Professional roles. Before HZU, he was working with CT University Ludhiana, as Head of School and Associate Professor, School of Hotel Management, Airlines & Tourism, before this He worked with Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, as an Assistant Professor, Programme Leader (BHM) and Head Front Office Department in Amity School of Hospitality. Hospitality & Tourism Management at Amity Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius. Bahra University Shimla Hills and IHM Pusa New Delhi. He has participated several national and international workshops, conferences, seminars and FDP’s on Tourism Management, Hospitality Management and Research Methodology. He is also lifetime member in various academic organizations and an active member of Research Foundation of India. The author has published books along with more than Twenty research papers and book chapters in various journals and books of national and international repute in the field of Tourism, Hospitality and Business Management. He has Published Two Patents in field of Hospitality & Tourism Management. He has supervised many scholars for their master’s and bachelor’s degree research work and Five Research Scholars got awarded with their Pd.D. under his supervision. He received various awards in the field of academics Winner of Aahar Ways Award - Associate Professor 2023, Proud Innovative Indian Teacher (Hospitality) Award 2022, Best Faculty in Hospitality Management Award 2021, India Prime Top 100 Professors Award 2021
i. Ph.D (Management), NET
ii. M.B.A. (Tourism Administration), M.com
Work Experience with field (add research work): 8 Years experience in academics as Assistant Professor in different colleges (Doon PG College of Agriculture Science Technology and Management, Shri Ram Group of College – Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh And Baba Farid Group of Institution – Dehradun) and 2 years experience in NGO (Himalayan Action Research Centre, Dehradun) as Marketing Consultant. Besides this also attended national seminars and also having research publications in different national & international research journals.
Consumer Psychology and Advertising
Playing Snooker & Listening Music
Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=VMh5whkAAAAJ
Scopus scholar Link: NIL
A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management And Masters in Travel & Tourism Management, 4yr Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management From Amrapali Institute, HaldwaniNainital (Affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University). His career span of 9yrs experience of both in Industry as well as of Academics. He is handling subject/ specialization in Food & Beverage service of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.
He also having experience for conducting External viva practical, paper setter and Evaluator for the Central and of Technical State Board as well as of Private Universities.
He also attend different workshops and also conducting various food fest and Competition during his academics experience.
i. Pursuing Ph.D.
ii. MTTM, MHM, BSC-HM
A Hospitality professional having 7 year experience in industry and educational field. He graduate from IHM Shillong (NCHMCT) in hospitality and hotel administration. He has participated in National and International conferences. He has also participated in different FDP programs. He was the organizing member for the Master Chef Uttarakhand. He has participate in different tourism event organizedby Uttarakhand Tourism development mode. Currently he is doing his research in sustainable tourism for rural development. He has design tourism and hotel management syllabus for different universities. His expertise area are Front Office and Tourism Management.
Wildlife and religious tourism
Listening songs, exploring new places
A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management & Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management from H.N.B. Garhwal Central University.
Having 6 years experience of both in Industry and of Academics. He is looking for Front office operations and management, of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.
During industrial experience he also got Excellent Guest Feed Back “Bravo” In Radisson Blu Cannaught Palace (New Delhi), Industrial Trainee Award Front Office in Intercontinental The Lalit Goa Resort.
A Graduate Degree in Hotel Management from Uttarakhand Technical University and done MHM from Uttarakhand Open University. Having 5 years’ experience of both in Industry and of Academics. He is looking for Housekeeping operations and Housekeeping management of Diploma and Under Graduate students.
I have worked with many reputed hotel brands such as Taj, Grand Hyatt, Hilton & Ananda in The Himalayas while in hotel industry for 10years and now,I am in academics form last 7 years and had worked as an Assistant Professor in Himalayan Institute of Technology (Affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University) for 6.5 years before joining Himgiri Zee University.