Organised by SRM Institute of Hotel Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
'World Tourism Day 2017'
Date: Sep 13 to Sep 23, 2017
SRM Institute of Hotel Management established in the year 1993 is a part of premier educational SRM group. It’s been offering quality hospitality education and training for more than two decades. SRM IHM believes in the holistic growth of a student, thereby focusing on all the aspects which in turn mold a student to become a competent professional. SRM IHM at Chennai, Trichy, Modi Nagar, Delhi is perhaps only one of their kind among all the hotel management institutions that could boast of a fully operational deluxe star hotels attached.
As a part of celebrating the World Tourism Day 2017 various events were merged in context with Swachhata Hi Seva, wherein during the entire week from 18th September to 23rd September our students were motivated and encouraged in maintaining the surroundings clean and they took a bold step forward in bringing an awareness to the students, tourists and every individual by cleaning Government High School of Rathnamangalam on 18.09.2017 as a group of 100 students along with few faculties. Through this act they made every student of that school to realize the importance of cleanliness.
On 19th September cleaning up of Government High school, Potheri and on the following day the 20th of September was the cleaning of Our university campus. On 21st of September the Thursday our students took the initiative of cleaning Potheri Lake which adds charm and luster to the SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).
Our college also had the privilege of cleaning in and around Tiger Caves area, Mamallapuram as a group of 200 students on 22nd September and a simultaneous cleaning campaign was carried out with Banners, Standees in and around that area to create awareness amongst the tourists and the general public on the importance of cleanliness.
The final day around 150 students brought out the splendid act of cleaning the roads of Chengalpet demonstrating and highlighting the necessity of fulfilling the importance of Swachhata Hi Seva.
SRM Institute of Hotel Management is really proud to arm the title of Torch Bearer Institution Of India Tourism For The Year 2017 one among top 5 colleges.
These activities progressed and bloomed into a whole day celebration of World Tourism Day on 25th of September wherein students of different colleges participated in the Paper Presentation and esteemed hoteliers and great academicians participated in the Panel discussion on the topic “Emerging Trends In Tourism Related to Work Culture” followed by a Theme lunch on Gastronomic Tourism.
The afternoon of that day was a fabulous time of the finale of the event wherein we had the chief guest Shri Shreevats Sanjay Regional Director of South, India Tourism Development Corporation, addressing the audience along with the Guests of Honour Ms. Mary Joseph, Training Manager, Courtyard Marriott, Chennai, Mr. Raja Mohan principal & Secretary of IHM, Tharamani. We also had the privilege of having Rtn. G. Olivannan, past district governor and the CEO of Emerald Publications. Mr. Bijay Thakur, the HR Head, of The Leela Palace, Chennai also addressed the audience.
The Brochure on Swachhata Hi Seva was released by Shri Shreevats Sanjay, Regional Director of South, ITDC and Dr.D.Antony Ashokkumar Director SRM IHM received them and distributed to all our guests.
Certificates were issued to those who took part in the paper presentation and to the winners of poster competition and the event came to a conclusion with the felicitation to the chief guests.