D.Y.Patil University School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies organised an extensive and intriguing virtual session on importance of Revenue Management for 3rd Year Hospitality Management students on 8th February, 2019 in the Virtual Classroom (1st Floor) Ayurveda building. The workshop was organised in collaboration with Intercontinental Hotels Group –a renowned 5 star hotel brand across the globe. Mr. Shankey Sehgal, Cluster Director of Revenue, Crown Plaza Doha & Holiday Inn Doha – The business Park conducted the workshop for students. He spoke at length about Forecasting and it’s importance & application in hotel industry and focussed on the growing career scope that the industry has for future of hospitality.
Intercontinental Hotels Group is a British multinational hospitality company headquatered in Denham, Bukinghamshire. IHG ( Intercontinental Hotels Group) has 809889, guest rooms and 5,431 hotels across 100 countries. The session began with a brief introduction on Forecasting. The speaker elaborated on the importance of forecasting for hospitality industry and then went on to discuss on concept & application of forecasting for hospitality sector. He spoke on the glaring employment opportunities that the field offers.
The session was attended by SY.B.Sc. students of Hospitality Management. They found the session immensely knowledgeable and kept the speaker on his toes by bombarding them with a plethora of questions. Mr. Sehgal narrated few real life incidents from the industry to the students and sought optimal solutions from them. This resulted in an interactive and engaging session that was appreciated by one and all. Mr. Sehgal made the students laugh, on how the entire concept of revenue management can be extreme fun! His session was a complete balance of entertainment and industry acumen.
Mrs. Gopi Sagar Kadam organised this virtual session on behalf of the college. The session concluded with a vote of thanks for carrying out such a fruitful session for our students.
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