Dr. Vinay Rana
Professor & Dean
Ph.D. (Tourism Management), UGC-NET (Tourism Administration and Management), MTM, M.Sc. (HM), M.A, BA & DHMCT
Prof. (Dr) Vinay Rana has vast experience in Hospitality Industry, Academics, and Research, spanning over 28 years. He is a well-respected trainer in hospitality education and has established and developed various professional hospitality institutes in Northern India. He started his career in the capacity of a chef, and worked in various prestigious hotel properties, both, in India & overseas.
Indian Hospitality Congress has conferred the “Aspiring Researcher Welcome Award’’ to Dr Vinay Rana for the year 2015-16. In the year 2016, he received the “Educator of the year Award 2016” by International Society for Hospitality Education and he is also the recipient of “Global Hospitality Leadership Award 2018”, “Academic and Research Excellence Award 2019,” and ‘Global Hospitality Award 2019 (-Best Mentor in Hospitality Education), felicitated at International Conferences.
He has authored/ co-authored/ edited nine books on hospitality subjects and contributed chapters to four hospitality and tourism books.
His research interest is on hospitality education, hospitality operations management, human resource planning and hospitality marketing. As an established academician, he has published and presented 33 research papers in various National and International Conferences/ Research Journals (in Scopus indexed and ABDC 'C' Category).
Experience: 28 years (Industry & Academics)