Having been associated with Indian Tourism Education for over 3 decades, Preeti knows the pulse of Travel Tourism and Hospitality Education in India. Our soft spoken Dean has a knack of dealing with parents and students to address all their issues satisfactorily.
Preeti did her schooling from Mater Dei Convent and Convent of Jesus and Mary in Delhi. She finished her graduation from esteemed Jesus & Mary College New Delhi. Later she did her MBA from Slough, U.K.
Born in a family of Travel Agents, she climbed the stairs of Travel & Tourism Industry at a very young age. She did hands on training in Chaudri International – an IATA accredited Travel Agency, where she held various posts including Executive Director and Member - Board of Directors.
After having done a stint as lecturer with South Delhi Polytechnic and YMCA made her realize this was the career she wanted to adopt. She later on became the first Principal of SITA Academy and took it to great heights under her leadership. Later on after the merger of SITA with Kuoni she became first Principal of Kuoni Academy and helped it open various branches across India under her leadership. Soon after, she Joined Creative Travel and helped them open an Academy. Preeti was also instrumental in helping ITDC with coordinating and running courses for rehabilitation of Armed forces after retirement. She also has the distinction of training the staff of Jet Airways and Air Sahara employees in International Fares & Ticketing for their overseas operations. Preeti was invited by tourism boards from Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh for training Tour Operators and Travel Agents.
Preeti is a Qualified "Train the Trainer" approved by Govt. of India with over 30 years of experience in the field of Travel and Tourism and is also an approved IATA Instructor. She has been involved in designing course contents and helped with placement in various Airlines, Travel Agencies, State Tourism Boards, Hotels and others. She was also given the assignment of setting of examination question papers and evaluating answer sheets of Government run IITTM, Gwalior.
Having successfully trained over 8000 students she is helping the Travel Industry bridge the gap between supply and demand of qualified staff. As a core educationist, she has now launched her own education venture.