Rushad Kavina
rushad.kavina@tajhotels.com | +91 7507777683
Dean, Hotel Management

Diploma in Hotel Management, Diploma in Hospitality from AH&MA, Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Personnel Management


Rushad Kavina holds the overall responsibility for the Bachelor’s Programme in Hotel Management at the institute. He is the Academic Liaison Officer with the University of Huddersfield, UK. He teaches Digital & Marketing Communication and Hotel Operations Management to the Honors level students.


Rushad started his professional journey in hotel operations in 1997 with Taj Group of Hotels (Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris). During his 7-year stint with the hotel which now is the Vivanta by Taj, President, Mumbai, he managed iconic restaurants like Thai Pavilion, Trattoria & Konkan Café, besides managing In-Room-Dining Services.


As an alumni from the Class of 1997, Rushad came back to IHM –A in 2004 to fulfil his dream in teaching and lead the Hotel Management division at the Institute to greater heights.


He brings a practitioner’s perspective to academia and is developing research interests in the area of Services Management, Operations Planning and Digital Marketing & Communication. He has attended Faculty Development Program on Entrepreneurship Education at prestigious Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad and driving the development of entrepreneurial culture at the Institute. He is currently working towards developing diplomatic relations to enhance student education at a Global platform.