Raia based, VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), held the first edition of the VMSIIHE Hospitality Career Expo 2019, a career expo targeted at students from various hospitality & culinary institutes graduating in the current academic year 2019-20.
Speaking about the event, Prof. Irfan Mirza, director, VMSIIHE said, “The expo is the ideal platform for representatives of the hospitality industries to meet, interact and engage with the country’s budding talent from within hospitality institutes. Goa is one of the world’s fastest growing markets and we aim to encourage this growth. We have 23 leading brands and students from different parts of the country. We plan to make this expo an annual fixture.”
The day-long event had leading brands, hospitality institutes and industry stakeholders as participants. In all 13 institutes participated in the expo along with hospitality brands from Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Telengana, Bangalore, Ernakulam, Gurugram and Goa.
Speaking on the occasion, Saji Joseph, CEO of Malabar Escapes & The Malabar House Fort Cochin, said, “As far as the quality of the students is concerned a lot of it has to do with the infrastructure of the institute itself. Giving them the right infrastructure as well as the background with right basics which will be the foundation for them when they step into the industry.”
I think VMSIIHE is doing it in a very, very good way. With the exposure the students receive, they are adequately prepared to enter the professional field”