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Indian School of Hospitality showcases VR Workshop for Hospitality Education and Industry

July 18, 2018

Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) along with US-based VR developers TransfrVR, hosted the first ever VR hospitality Learning & Development workshop at their Gurugram. 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.
The workshop was conducted to showcase technologies and opportunities in hospitality as well as assemble feedback to improve training and education. ISH will be enrolling students from August 2018 for undergraduate programmes in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts.

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. I believe it can give our students a completely revolutionary way of acquiring new skills and knowledge.”

CEO, Bharanidharan Rajakumar from TRANSFRVR stated that “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Dilip and his exceptional team at ISH to bring our virtual reality hospitality training model to India. We look forward to helping students, employees, managers and companies achieve their professional goals while also supporting the development of India’s rapidly growing hospitality industry.”

ISH is getting ready to open for its first academic intake on 1st August 2018 starting with undergraduate programmes in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts. Its brand-new campus is now ready in Sector 83, Gurugram and admissions are on in full swing.

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