Message from the Desk of Chairman & Director

Smt. Shailaja Ramaiyer, IAS
Principal Secretary to Government YAT & C Department
Chairperson - NITHM
Email: chairman@nithm.ac.in; dg@nithm.ac.in
Smt K Nikhila I.A.S
Director, NITHM
Email: director@nithm.ac.in

National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (NITHM) is an autonomous educational institution established in 2004 by the Ministry of Tourism - Govt. of India and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (now Government of Telangana), began academic operations in October 2004 and was formally inaugurated by the INC President Mrs. Sonia Gandhi on 16th March 2005. It is jointly established by Govt. of India & State Govt., with its campus located on a 30 acre verdant expanse in serene natural aesthetic settings interspersed with spots of rocky terrain and the undulating lake waters in the frontage abutting the main building. A picturesque campus in Telecom Nagar, Gachibowli - Hyderabad; provides a unique blend of comprehensive academic courses which is serving as a role model institute for many in terms of teaching and training in Tourism and Hospitality. NITHM is a sector-specific institute, modeled on the lines of IIT’s and IIM’s established for the Tourism and Hospitality industry to provide Education, Training, Research, and Consultancy in India and abroad.

NITHM offers career-oriented courses for motivated students who seek academic excellence, personal growth, and professional success. MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management); BBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management) under Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University – Hyderabad and B.Sc (Hotel & Hospitality Administration) under the aegis of (NCHMCT) National Council of Hotel & Catering Technology – New Delhi. NITHM also offers Vocational Diploma and Certificate programs; indeed a range of well-known sector-specific national and international companies visits NITHM each year to recruit students for internship and final placements in sectors of Tourism, Travel, Facilities, Events, Airports, Hotels, Cruise liners, etc. NITHM assists with educational loan facility and Foreign (Abroad) Internships. And also has a strong alumni association; many are in top business positions and support NITHM.

NITHM aimed to offer holistic education in all related sectors under the Tourism and Hospitality industry. The well-designed professional programs, enthusiastically educate the students to develop skills in leadership, communications, creative thinking, interpersonal relationships, and other technical aspects. Students are recruited by top companies in the areas of Operations, Human Resources, Public Relations, Event Management, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, and Facilities Management.

NITHM also believes in an innovative style of Reality going beyond the classroom – exposure with Field trips, Educational Fair’s and Conventions, Orientation Programs, Expert Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Cultural Festivals, Sports Week, Exchange Programs, Global exposure, Social Service Activities, and Inter-college competition. The Industrial Exposure Training (IET) for all the main courses has always been a part of the student curriculum, where the student has a mandatory 4 months Internship; learning hands-on in the Tourism, Hospitality, or Events Industry.

Giving the students an opportunity for Abroad Internships was introduced in 2018, students have visited Malaysia, United States of American, Philippines, Indonesia, and Latvia as of to-day for internship, competitions and student exchange programs. Inter college competitions and within the campus competitions are encouraged such as Sports Day, Fresher’s Day, World Tourism Day and mostly all Festival are celebrated with students cooking theme lunch, dressing in traditional attire and celebrations conducted. Student experiential learning is also carried out with short outdoor trips and excursions. For example visits to Heritage sites, Forts, Museums, etc. Apart from the Academics, students are encouraged to participate in inter-college competitions such as Quiz, Flower arrangements, Cooking competitions, Essay Writing, Cake Decoration, Vegetable Carving, Table Set Up’s, Fashion Show, Ramp Walk, etc.

NITHM is an excellent place for nurturing the leaders and managers of tomorrow, from native to global environment. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”



Aditya Deendayal
/ MBA 2005-07

The MBA program is a great steping stone to Get ready for what it takes to be successful in the Feild chosen once you pass out. NITHM-A perfect blend where theoretical knowldge is combined with educates the students but prepares the student for whats lays ahead.

Abhishek Patawar
/ BBA 2012-16

For me, Life in “ NITHM “ has been breath-taking and enriching. The environment not only helped me in imbibing knowledge but also in developing my overall personality, fuelling confidence in me. My sincere thanks to all the Faculty members, mentors and everyone in “NITHM” family for their support and altruism. They have played a very crucial role shaping me & proved me right, in selecting “ NITHM “ over other colleges. I’m carrying along with me beautiful memories of this place and will always cherish them. Thank you “ NITHM “ for making this journey so pleasant.

B. Mounika
/ MBA 2016-18

Hotel Management is one of the unique field one could ever get exposure too and of course I got lucky. Working in hotel industry has been my dream throughout. I got the opportunity to work in Taj Mumbai, one of the greatest achievements. Learned a lot, got exposure to the real hotel industry world. This sure helps to build my career.

V. Saketh
/ MBA 2014-16

‘’I will forever be thankful to NITHM’’
It was my enormous fortune to be a part of ‘’NITHM’’. The entire faculty and department leave no stone unturned to shape one's future. My two years at NITHM have been a wonderful experience of learning with prolific exposure to the outside. Huge respect, love and devotion for the entire faculty and department. It's their efforts that make me count myself into a better professional.

/ BBA 2005-08

My leadership sets a paradigm in the hospitality industry and among my team. I am a seasoned expert in hospitality based project management, real estate and asset management expert, specializes in feasibility studies of hotels in Europe and Middle East. A passionate professional that goes beyond guest’s expectations and exceeds in service orientation. A people’s person, motivated to mentor, coach and nurture talent within the team.

Taaj Khan
/ MBA 2004-06

“MUST HAVES” required to advance in hospitality industry: As there is advancement in every field, there should be a proper research on how technology should be accessed in creating world class cuisines with out disturbing its ancient flavour, aroma and natural assence. “We are sitting in the shade today because someone has planted a tree a long time ago.” Name: Taaj Khan Mohammed PR & Media Consultant. NITHM Alumnus


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