The International Hospitality Day is a one-of-a-kind IHC (International Hospitality Council) initiative with three major goals:
Hospitality should be celebrated.
Educate People on Hospitality
In this blog, we will discuss what is IHD, why IIHM Kolkata celebrate IHD, And the achievement of the award in IHD.
What is IHD & why celebrated globally?
Guest satisfaction is the pathway for Quality and Efficient Service to ensure a “Moment of Truth” for a guest in the hospitality industry, that is one of the most passionate industries.
The 26th of April is the International Hospitality Day celebration. IHC (The International Hospitality Council), London, and Dr Suborno Bose, hospitality evangelist. Chief Mentor of the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) and CEO and Convenor of the IHC, London, established International Hospitality Day on 2th April 2016, to celebrate and recognize this aspect of human nature. The goal was to dedicate one day a year to the hospitality business to celebrate, promote, and educate.
The day is a celebration of our fantastic restaurants, hotels, pubs, and bars around the country. It promotes the workers, business owners, and suppliers who assist them. We conducted a special celebration to help those businesses affected by Covid-19.
The commemoration of International Hospitality Day began with a global event attended by international members of the International Hospitality Council. Prof. David Foskett, MBE, Chairman, International Hospitality Council (IHC), gave an encouraging speech to all those involved in the hospitality business to kick off the worldwide celebration.
This year on April 26th, the day will be observed as International Hospitality Day throughout the world.
Why is IIHM Kolkata celebrating International Hospitality Day every year?
1. It will inspire you to be more creative.
2. It encourages good health and a cheerful outlook on life.
3. It’s a universal, adaptive experience.
4. Hospitality is one of the safest professions.
5. You try the finest things in life.
6. Work doesn’t have to feel like work all the time.
7. You’ll grow… and continue to expand more.
8. It improves emotional intelligence
9. It improves your employability.
On the 6th International Hospitality Day, the International Hospitality Council (IHC) in collaboration with the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) recognised the enormous contributions of hospitality and culinary professionals globally.
The International Institute of Hospitality Management (IIHM) inducted Lord Bilimoria, into the Hall of Fame.
Karan Bilimoria is the real name of Lord Bilimoria and was born in Hyderabad. Karan received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Osmania University in Hyderabad in 1981, when he was only nineteen years old. Big achievement in his teenage years.
Karan and Arjun Reddy founded Cobra Beer in 1989, after concluding his import-export ventures. After facing various issues like funds for the business and economic slums. He managed the sales & within five years, sales revenues had surpassed one million. It was just a small part of his achievements. Lord Bilimoria was appointed Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London in 2001, and he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2004 Birthday Honors for his contributions to business and entrepreneurship. On June 16, 2006, he was created Baron Bilimoria of Chelsea in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the House of Lords. He is the first Parsi Zoroastrian to serve in the House of Lords. Since 2007, Lord Bilimoria has served as a non-executive director and senior independent director of Booker Group PLC, the UK’s largest wholesale operator. In 2011, he was appointed chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India, a joint venture in India between Cobra Beer and Molson Coors. In 2005, Heriot-Watt University bestowed upon him an honorary doctorate. Lord Bilimoria was elected President of the Confederation of British Industry in June 2020.
IIHM Kolkata Information
The International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) is India’s largest chain of premier hospitality and hotel management schools founded in 1994 in Kolkata. IIHM is a subsidiary of the Indismart Group, which owns and operates the Indismart Hotels. The IIHM has campuses in ten national and international cities, with the associate institute IAM-IHM in Kolkata, Goa, and Guwahati. The IIHM was instrumental in organizing the Young Chef Olympiad, a one-of-a-kind idea and initiative that invites young culinary talents globally to compete in one of the most popular cooking reality shows of all time. Over the last 25 years, the institute has received a number of prestigious awards. The list includes the Economic Times’ Best Education Brand Award in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. It was also named a Great Indian Institute and a Great Place to Study by Forbes Magazine in 2018 – 2019 and 2019 – 2020. IIHM was also named one of the World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2015-16 by URS International (IMEA – Process Reviewer PriceWaterhouseCoopers PL) and received the Assocham Best Institute in Hospitality Education 2017 Award from Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD (Higher Education), Govt. of India.
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