An alumni of IHM, Lucknow and All India Management Association, New Delhi is having specialization in Hospitality Management and Human Resource Management. He achieved certificate of appreciation from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AH & LA) USA for Training and Education in the field of Managing Hospitality Human Resources, Hospitality Supervision and Food and Beverage Service. He is having rich and varied experience of thirty years in Hospitality Operations, Academics and Conducting Training Programs towards enhancing organizational effectiveness, productivity and building committed teams.
He is having extensive experience in Designing of Curriculum, organizing Seminar/ Conferences of National and International level on current and relevant topics related to industry with fabulous response and appreciation from Industry and Associations in India and abroad.
He was Founder Editor of “Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research” and President of Annual India International Hotel, Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference, till February 2016.
In recognition to his contribution to the academics Nation Care News Paper and Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Samaj Kalyan Trust conferred “Shikshamitra Samman” in April 2009. He was also Conferred with “Shikshawid Samman” for 2010 by All India Swatantra Lekhak Manch in November 2010.
Quality endeavors initiated by Him in the past have shown remarkable outcome by the Institution under Him including Accreditation by NAAC (An autonomous body under UGC), International Certification by ISO 9001:2008, A+ Grading of the College & taking College under Him among the Top Ten Best Hotel Management Colleges of the Country successively for the past Seven Years by the Outlook MDRA Survey of the Best Professional Colleges of the Country. Also efforts for International Cooperation and signing of MOU amongst the Best Institutions of the repute across the Globe was His remarkable Quality Initiatives taken for the Growth and Development of the Hospitality Education beside associating the Institution with Hotels and Industry Associations.
He regularly shares his opinion through writing in the relevant Hospitality and other Magazines and presenting Key Speeches, Lectures in the various relevant congregations related to the field and is associated with the Academic Councils and Board of studies of various Universities and Institutions.
Mr. R K Bhandari
Professor & Dean
School of Tourism & Hotel Management
Mob: – 9871200100