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Jaya Naidoo

Jaya Naidoo

Education Section

Jaya Naidoo holds the following qualifications:

             Hotel Management and Post School Education – ML Sultan Technikon (DUT).

             Masters Degree in  Hospitality & Tourism (University of Zululand)

             Instructors Certificate (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute).

             Currently registered for a Doctoral degree in Hospitality & Tourism.


He served the Hospitality & Tourism industry (SA)  for over 30 years and was afforded a scholarship in 2007 to Mauritius where he spent quality time lecturing, touring and understanding the Islands Hospitality & Tourism Industry. Jaya was selected as a judge for  the Lilizela Awards (2015) for the Service Excellence Category in the Accommodation Sector.

Jaya Naidoo is a programme and site accreditation evaluator for The Council of Higher Education (CHE) and serves on the Transformation, Operations Committee and the Council of DUT.

He is an executive board member of FEDHASA – East Coast   and serves on the Board of Trustees.  Jaya is a Quality Assessor for the Mystery Guest Programme for Hospitality, Tourism & Catering Outlets. He also served as a  member of the South African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) and the South African Chefs Association(SACA).

Jaya Naidoo’s strengths are team building, training, developing, mentoring and empowering young talents. He strives for quality and service excellence and his spare time is dedicated to community and outreach programmes.

Work Integrated Learning Practitioner

Cell 083 2877624 Landline 031 373 5510

Email : jaya@dut.ac.za