When do GMs let their hair down? At the GM Networking Dinner of course!
A big shout out of appreciation to the 40 Senior Leaders who attended the General Manager (GM) Networking Dinner 2022 held at Thyme Restaurant, Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus. This event was held especially for the students from Master of International Hospitality Management (MIHM) programme to allow them mingle with hospitality and tourism industry leaders. The event was well attended by Hotel GMs, Tourism Industry Senior Leaders and Representatives from Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Malaysian Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (MACEOS) and Pacific Asia Travel Association Malaysian Chapter.
The event was organized by School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events (SHTE) ably assisted by the MIHM students. Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Executive Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management officiated the event with his Welcome Address. MIHM students Nurfitrah Abdullah and Jay Yang Kai Jie emceed the event that also included a research-sharing by PhD in Hospitality and Tourism students Muhammad Afnan Mahusain and Mildred Nuong Deri. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Joaquim Dias Soeiro, Head of School, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events delivered the closing address for a delightful evening.
Overall, MIHM students enjoyed the GM Networking Dinner as it provided an intimate session to have frank discussions with decision-makers in the hotels.