Indian School of Hospitality Introduces VR Technology for Hospitality Education
ISH has tied up with US-based virtual reality developers TRANSFRVRTM to find solutions which can help companies in strengthening employee development and academic institutions in the field of hospitality management, culinary arts, housekeeping, and F&B.
Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) which is all set to take its first academic intake on 1st August 2018, showcased virtual reality technology as a learning and training aid. ISH has tied up with US-based virtual reality developers TRANSFRVRTM to find solutions which can help companies in strengthening employee development and academic institutions in the field of hospitality management, culinary arts, housekeeping, and F&B.
Prototypes of VR modules for Bartending, Housekeeping and Coffee Making were demonstrated to senior housekeeping, food and beverage, training leaders and General Managers of the industry in a series of workshops held at ISH. The opportunity was to showcase the technologies and the opportunities and then take the feedback from the industry in order to develop comprehensive modules for use in training as well as in education.
Speaking on the occasion, Founder & CEO, Dilip Puri said, “It is the vision of ISH to bring in new technologies which can enable learning in education as well as Learning and Development for hospitality and allied industries. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to showcase this amazing technology and the opportunities it presents. This marks the beginning of integrating technologies for a better learning experience for both ISH students and companies across industries. I am looking forward to introducing and using VR technology into our own curriculums for all our long and short-term programmes.”
The newly built campus, by all means, fulfill to provide all-rounder learning to the students. With the modernized learning modules and academically smart syllabus, the faculties are carefully chosen who themselves are the industry veterans. They are:
DILIP PURI Founder & CEO
PRAHLAD PURI Co-Founder & Executive Director
KUNAL VASUDEVA Chief Operating Ofﬁcer
RAJIV COWASJEE Director – Academics
KRISTINA LAKSTUTYTE Director - Marketing, Branding & Research
SWEETY BURROWS Director – Admissions
CHEF ETIENNE IRAZOQUI Associate Director – Culinary
CHEF MOHIB FAROOQUI Associate Director – Culinary
MAMTA VARMA Senior Learning Facilitator
NEHA SHARMA Assistant Director - Applied Learning
SANCHITA TULI Senior Learning Facilitator
CHEF SINAN TORUNLAR Assistant Director - Culinary & Executive Education