Prof. Kamal Manaktola
Professor and Head – School of Hospitality

Prof. Kamal Manaktola is an accomplished Trainer, Educator & Researcher with over three decades experience in hospitality industry; education; research and consultancy.

Before joining AURO University, he was working with American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute as their Regional Director (North & East India), prior to that he was Dean at Institute for International Management and Technology (IIMT) that offers programs from Oxford Brookes University UK. He has also worked with Indraprastha University, Delhi as a Principal of its Hotel Management Institute.

Kamal had the privilege of working with European Commission funded three years South Asian project as Hospitality Specialist (India). During this period, he conducted of 57 Trainer Development Programs in India for 1200 trainers and faculty members.

He has extensive experience of working at managerial positions with various hotel properties.

Kamal is a Post Graduate in Public Administration, he is a Hospitality Management graduate from IHM Pusa. He has Post Graduate Diploma in Training and Development. He is a Certified Hospitality Trainer by Indian Society for Training and Development. Certified Teacher in Higher Education (CTHE) by Oxford Brookes University and Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) by AHLEI. He has to his credit a number of certificates for completing professional programs conducted by Cornell University, USA; American Hotel & Motel Association; TMI Denmark; APO-Japan and ISTM-Government of India.

His research papers have been published in major International Journals. Article published in JHTR was judged as ‘Article of the year award 2008’ by CHRIE.

He has authored of a book ‘Food and Beverage Cost Control and System Management’, published by Kanishka Publishers.