Shirin Kariappa

Ms. Shirin Kariappa

Head of the Department|Department of Front office
Assistant Professor|Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, Department of Front office

Ms. Shirin Kariappa graduated from the prestigious Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, New Delhi. Shas an experience of about 6 years in the Hotel Industry and 9 years in teaching guest service management to hospitality aspirants in the domains of Front Office and Food & Beverage Service. She currently heads the Front Office department at the Faculty of Hospitality Management & Catering Technology.


  • PhD

  • PGDM, Guest Service management

    Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, New Delhi

  • BSc Hotel Management

  • Bachelor in Tourism Studies


Total years of Experience :

15 Years

Academic Experience :

  1. Asst. Professor, Food and Beverage Service, front office and hotel allied subjects in Army Institute of hotel management & catering Technology — Bangalore — 5 Years (2011 — 2016)
  2. HOD & Assistant Professor, Front office in Faculty of Hospitality Management & Catering Technology, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences — 4 years (2016 till date)

Industry Experience:

  1. Trident, Gurgaon — The Oberoi group of Hotels and Resorts (2005 — 2008)
  2. Management Associate — The Oberoi, Bangalore (2008 — 2010)
  3. GSM Associate — The Oberoi group of Hotels and Resorts, New Delhi (2008 — 2010)
  4. Assistant manager, Food & Beverage — The Oberoi group of Hotels and Resorts, New Delhi (2010 — 2011)

Research Interest

Emotional Intelligence of Hospitality Undergraduates, Nutrition & Nutraceuticals, Revenue Management 


  • Nutrition & Nutraceuticals
  • Revenue Management

  1. Study of Agri ‑Tourism with Reference to Coffee Plantations in Kodagu, Journal of Management & Commerce ISSN: 2582 – 4309, Aug 2019
  2. Revenue Management in hotels, Hospitium Vol.2, June 2020