Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management, has inaugurated the first-ever Sarovar Classroom in the world. It is part of a unique initiative by Lexicon IHM to develop a robust alliance between hospitality education and the industry.
Collaborating with a renowned home-grown hospitality chain such as Sarovar Hotels and Resorts, Lexicon IHM has created a holistic ecosystem for budding hospitality professionals. The two organizations have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, specifically designed to help bridge the gap between industry and academia and provide students with the perfect balance of industrial and experiential education. “I believe a robust academia-industry collaboration is essential to build strong and future-ready hospitality professionals. Through our tie-up with Sarovar Hotels and Resorts, we endeavour to provide our students with an advanced curriculum and enriching learning experiences driving academic excellence while also equipping them with the required skills and incredible industry insights. With this holistic approach to hospitality education, we are setting our students up for sustainable success on their professional journeys.” says Mr. Nasir Shaikh, Group CEO, The Lexicon Group of Institutes, MultiFit and Educrack.
As part of the MOU, the Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management has sought inputs from the Sarovar Hotels and Resorts to design a contemporary and advanced curriculum in step with the rapidly evolving global industry standards. Some other key features of the collaboration will see Sarovar Hotels and Resorts take ownership of a classroom at Lexicon IHM, their team members will conduct Guest Lectures for the students to share valuable industry insights and introduce them to contemporary industry practices. They will also actively participate in the faculty development programs to support the faculty members at the Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management. The students in the Executive Leadership Programs will also be mentored by the Sarovar Hotels leadership to help equip hospitality executives with leadership qualities.
“Sarovar Hotels is delighted to partner with Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management. Sarovar Hotels will provide mentorship and guidance to the young hospitality aspirants for them to become future leaders and to make their professional journeys a rewarding and enriching experience. Through this collaboration, Sarovar Hotels aims to benefit these candidates and equip them to become Day Zero Professionals. With the Sarovar Hotels and Resorts Classroom, we have tried to depict great history and values of our company.” said Mr. Jatin Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, Sarovar Hotels and Resorts.