NEW DELHI, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Uplifting the spirit of hospitality and spreading positivity among the fraternity, the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), organised the annual Calcutta Hospitality Cup 2021 (CHC) for hoteliers of the city. Following an exciting tournament and a day full of fun and frolic, JW Marriot lifted the winner’s trophy and Taj Vivanta bagged the Runner-up trophy. In real time space, a little away from the virtual medium after a long time, everyone from the Calcutta hospitality community was present and delighted to take part in this amazing initiative by IIHM.
For most, it was a tryst with the bat after several years. was delighted to mingle and try to bring back normalcy in their lives at IIHM’s Cricket tournament held on 21st February, 2021 at the Spring Club. The excitement and vibrancy was palpable as the meagre audience played up some good noise to cheer the teams in the middle. The participating teams included JW Marriott, Taj Bengal, Hyatt Regency, The Park, Altair Boutique Hotel, Taj Vivanta Kolkata, Holiday Inn Airport, Holiday Inn Express, Fairfield by Marriott, The Vedic Village, IBIS Hotel, Taj Sats, The Pride Hotel, The Kenilworth and Indismart Hotel.
The Finals between JW Marriott and Taj Vivanta can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/iihmhotelschool/videos/1134817610295131
Calcutta Hospitality Cup was more than just a cricket tournament. It promoted positivity and hope among the hospitality fraternity through IIHM’s Bounce Back theme. After the unprecedented slump in IIHM’s and Dr Suborno Bose’s initiative was welcomed and applauded by the hospitality teams representing prestigious hotels of the city. “Dr Suborno Bose is the man behind the Calcutta Hospitality Cup and I am extremely happy to be a part of this year’s Bounce Back theme,” said Pramode Bhandari, General Manager, The Park. “I have never seen a hotel school like this. The Calcutta Hospitality Cup 2021 is a great way of bridging the gap between students and the hospitality fraternity,” said Sumeet Suri, the General Manager, JW Marriott, Kolkata.
“We are really proud and excited to organise and be a part of the Calcutta Hospitality Cup 2021. After the miss last year, we are really happy to be able to organise the tournament this year again. Cricket is a real stress buster and a great way to bring together friends and colleagues from the hospitality industry,” said Dr Suborno Bose, the Founder Chairman and Chief Mentor of IIHM.
IIHM (International Institute of Hotel Management) is the largest chain of premier hospitality and hotel management schools across India that started its journey in 1994 at Kolkata. IIHM is a part of Indismart Group, the conglomerate that operates the Indismart Hotels. IIHM campuses are located across ten national and international cities with the associate institute IAM-IHM located in Kolkata, and Guwahati. Students passing out of IIHM are armed with an international degree from the University of West London and equipped with global hospitality skills that enable easy placements in any hospitality brand across the world. IIHM is dedicated to its pursuit of excellence in teaching and placements. Real time experience is the key to success in hospitality and that makes the institute popular. In recent years, IIHM has been instrumental in organizing the Young Chef Olympiad, a unique idea and initiative inviting young culinary talents across the world to participate in the biggest cookery reality shows of all times.
The institute has bagged several prestigious awards in the past 24 years. The list includes the Best Education Brand Award from Economic Times consecutively in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. It was also featured in Forbes Magazine as Great Indian Institute and Great Place to Study consecutively in the year 2018, 2019 and 2020. IIHM was also awarded as one among the World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2015-16 by URS International (IMEA – Process Reviewer PriceWaterhouseCoopers PL) and also received the Best Institute in Hospitality Education 2017 Award by Assocham from Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD (Higher Education), Govt. of India.
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