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.”