Singh, Anjana “An unstructured approach to Revenue Management in Railways- A special case of premium passengers’ trains in India” proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Services Management at Virginia Tech University, USA.

Prof. Anjana Singh, Associate professor at Vedatya presented her paper titled “An unstructured approach to Revenue Management in Railways- A special case of premium passengers’ trains in India” at 8th International Conference on Services Management at Virginia Tech University, USA. The aim of the paper was to examine and critically reflect upon the revenue management opportunities in premium passenger trains in India. The 8th International Conference on Services Management was held on November, 28- 30 2015 at the Virginia Tech University, USA. This conference was jointly supported by Vedatya Institute, India Macao institute of tourism, Macao and Oxford Brookes University, UK. Co-chairs at the conference were Dr. Levent Altiney from Oxford Brookes University,  Prof. Sandeep Munjal, Director Vedatya, and Prof. Mahmood Khan from Virginia Tech University. The conference was initiated by IIMT (now Vedatya) to provide an international platform to academia, industry and researchers, to share their work. The overall theme of the 8th International Conference on Services Management was “Creating Value, Innovation in Delivering Services”. The presentations in the conference addressed the following three issues:

(1) Creating value and innovation in delivering services

(2) Socio-economic complexities of the growth of service organizations and

(3) Tourism destinations and their responsibilities to different stakeholder groups

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Vedatya Institute is an initiative of IIT & the Wharton School alums who wish to replicate their own quality educational experience for the benefit of students in India. It was established with the active support of corporations such as - The Carlson Group - USA and the Edwardian Group, UK. The name Vedatya reflects institute's core values of research driven faculty, world class curriculum, international placements and student orientation. "Ved" in Hindi means knowlege and "Aditya" means Sun. Vedatya therefore is a coined term that means "source of knowledge". The institute was established in the year 2000 as a higher learning institution in India offering internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study in the professional areas of hospitality and business management. The institute's campus, located on Gurgaon - Sohna road, is fully integrated with academic, recreational and residential facilities for students. Vedatya has an academic partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in the form of an IHG Academy. Vedatya is also the first institute in India to have an internationally branded on-campus training hotel, Holiday Inn. The Vedatya Institute is funded by the Umak Group that has business interests in India's Hotel, Restaurant, Education and Real Estate Industry.

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