GNA University in association with Institutional Innovation Council (MHRD initiative) organised a guest lecture on the topic ‘Hospitality Entrepreneurship- Travel & Food Blogging’. The Resource person for the lecture was Mr. Sidharth Bhan Gupta, an entrepreneur, hospitality consultant, food and travel blogger.

The session commenced with Mr. Sidharth Bhan Gupta, wherein he shared his experience about how his career took shape through various curves as an employee to an entrepreneur. He talked about his own dream to be an entrepreneur, initial planning, and support system, step one to start with and further, strategy, challenges and success. The session also focussed on providing insights to the students on what they could expect in coming days and strategies to prepare themselves for an enriching career in hospitality travel and food blogging.

He even invited entries from students to submit to him their blogs to participate in a blog writing competition to win award, certificate and some prize. He also invited students to join him on an expedition to review fine-dining restaurants in the New Delhi region. The student’s questions were also answered by the guest speaker.

The session was followed by the vote of thanks addressed by Dr. Sandilyan Ramunujam Pagaldiviti; Professor and Dean, Faculty of Hospitality. The President and Pro-Chancellor, GNA University, S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra expressed, “Such events are important for students to be aware of the present scenario in the hospitality industry to consciously make career decisions. Prof. V.K. Rattan, the Vice-Chancellor, Dr.Raj Kumar Mahajan, Registrar and Dr. Monika Hanspal, Dean Academics and other dignitaries from GNA University also attended this event.