Dr. Rakesh Dani | Faculty Hospitality Management

Dr. Rakesh Dani
Associate Professor

Tourism and Hospitality Management.


  • Ph. D in Tourism & Hotel management from Pacific Academy of Higher Education & Research University, Udaipur.
  • Masters in Travel & Tourism Management from Uttarakhand Open University.
  • Masters in Hotel Management from Uttarakhand Open University.
  • BSC. In Hospitality management & Hotel administration from National Council for Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Bhubaneswar


  • Received Global Hospitality & Tourism Leadership award for Best Associate Professor (F&B Service) on 8th International Conference on Advanced Technology & Innovation in Tourism & Hospitality Industry ‘ATITHI 2023’ at Subharti University, Meerut organized by Bikaji Cama Subharti College of Hotel Management in collaboration with Food Safety and Drug Administration, Govt. of UttarPradesh.
  • Successfully attempts Limca Book of Records 2024 with students for Most varieties of tea prepared – group’ (500 varieties of Teas in 01 Hour, 36 minutes and 46 seconds) on 25 May 2023.
  • Successfully attempts Limca Book of Records 2023 with students for Preparing Highest Varieties of Dairy-Based Beverages’ ( 560 varieties of dairy- based beverages in 01 Hour, 15 minutes and 45 seconds) on 21 May 2022
  • Achieved Best Faculty Award in Global Education & Corporate Leadership (GECL-2021) Awards, 4th International Annual Awards summit organized by Life Way Tech.India Pvt.Ltd. at Tula’s Institute, Dehradun.
  • Achieved Certificate of Outstanding Research in Graphic Era Deemed to be University for the year 2019-20.
  • Achieved Award of Excellence 2020 in Professor-Hospitality Management organized by G-Town society Magazine ,Delhi
  • Achieved best National Assistant Professor in hotel management of the year by History’s Biggest National Education Icon Award – 2019 on 1st December 2019 organized by OM Educon Pvt.Ltd. Ahmedabad.

Dr.Rakesh Dani is currently associated with the Department of Hospitality Management at Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun (U.K) as an Associate Professor and holds a Ph.D. in Tourism and Hotel Management. In addition, he also holds a Masters in Travel & Tourism Management as well as in Hotel Management. Having valuable experience in the academics and hospitality industry in India and abroad, he is quite familiar with international standards as well. Not only does he provide quality teaching with professional and career advice to students pursuing careers in the hospitality industry, and even guides research scholars in Ph.D, till now 02 research scholars have been awarded Ph. D. under his supervision.
Dr.Rakesh has published and reviewed several research papers in international, national, and journal conferences of international repute, including Scopus, WOS, UGC, etc., and also published and grant his inventions in IP.India. He has authored two books.
Dr.Dani has conducted and attended International Conferences, Faculty development programs, and Seminars as a resource person and session chair.
Dr.Rakesh Dani received the Global Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Award for Best Associate Professor (F&B Service) in 2023, the Best Faculty Award in 2021, the Award of Excellence in 2020, and the Best National Assistant Professor in Hotel Management of the Year in 2019, and was recognized for outstanding research contribution at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University) for the academic year 2019-20.