- Students got allowances/salary up to Rs 22.5 Lakh per annum
- Top recruiters included ‘Ritz-Carlton’ (USA), Qatar Airways (Doha), Oberoi Hotels and more
LPU students of the School of Hotel Management and Tourism have got 100% placement with prestigious global establishments this year. LPU students of the year 2015 passing out batch have been placed at allowances/salary up to Rs 22.5 Lakh per annum. Their employers are top hotel, resorts, palaces’ groups and airways including ‘Ritz-Carlton’ (USA), Qatar Airways (Doha), Oberoi Group, Zuri, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt, Sarovar, Bercos and more. Many of them have already joined their duties in top countries and Indian Cities at coveted posts.
M Sc Hotel Management student Anish Vikas Diwikar has been selected by world’s Top Hotel Company ‘Ritz-Carlton’ (USA) at Rs 22.5 Lakh allowances per annum. As a seasoned Chef, Anish was trained at LPU for preparing Thai, Mexican & Italian foods in addition to varied sea-food preparations for beach tourists. Another student Karan Sharma of B Sc Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality Management has been selected on Rs 18 Lakh salary per annum by Qatar Airways as Cabin Crew. Other prestigious recruiters of LPU students are Ananda Spa, ITC Fortune, Leonia Holistic, Air Vistara, JET Airways, Spice-jet, Indigo airlines and more.
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal shared: “We are proud of our students who have got 100% placements with top global brands. In fact, like other departments of LPU, our School of Hotel Management and Tourism has also been functioning innovatively to forward world class professionals for the booming hospitality, tourism and aviation sectors. Such an illustrious placement could become possible as our students are regularly exposed to internationally bench-marked theoretical and intensive practical inputs by academically & industrially enriched LPU faculty.”
It is worth noticing that to motivate students, LPU keeps on organizing different workshops & events and also invites top personalities from the industry. This session, Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna had also shared his great experiences with LPU students. Punjab Government too revealed deep interest in LPU endeavours. Jubilant Karan shares: “My great alma-mater ‘LPU’ trains students not only in fulfilling the standards of services expected of us but also for the background work which every manager should be capable of performing. We the students of Airlines and Tourism were made to experience ‘Mock aircraft’ with Business class facilities for getting live training. We got training in terms of greeting, announcements, serving, handling of special passengers and emergency situations, and this led me to be a great part of the great airways.”