Nepal Welcoming Tourism and Hospitality Management students


19th Feb, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Nepal is a country rich in its geographical diversity and natural resources which can be a preferred destination for tourism and hospitality education. It has such geographical structures and resources where students can acquire their knowledge related to hospitality management and tourism. We have various colleges providing their excellent services in this sector. We also have degrees equivalent to national as well as international universities.

As Nepal is the source of attraction for tourism industry, students can have depth knowledge regarding this matter. Our colleges provide various facilities: there are training kitchens, training Bakeries, training restaurants, theory classrooms, bartending, housekeeping operation and front office operation, culinary training, F&B service, wine appreciation, dining etiquette, barista training and other skilled based trainings. We also have the facility of learning with both national as well as international environment. Studying in Nepal is much more affordable than studying in other countries. Students can complete their bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management in around 500,000-800,000 whereas bachelors in travels and tourism in around 300,000. Sandipa Thapa Basynat, Director of Admission, Marketing & Placement and Career Coach of Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management said, “Nepal has the environment where students are encouraged to learn to create their own entrepreneurship.”

Various trainings and short term courses are also provided to the students to sharpen their skills and to develop their personalities. The colleges have also introduced new courses such as enterprise development and sustainable development. Likewise, Surya Kiran Shrestha, Deputy Head of Department/Program Co-Coordinator of BHM at NATHM said, “Nepal is not only suitable as a tourism destination but also it can be taken as a place where students can acquire their quality education.”

Some of the Colleges providing Hospitality and Tourism Management courses are:

  • Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management, Lainchour, Kathmandu
  • Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management, Rabi Bhawan, Kalimati, Kathmandu
  • Ritz Hospitality Management College, Balkumari, Kathmandu
  • International College of Hospitality Management Nepal, Pingalastan, Gaushala
  • Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • International School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Key Two College of Hotel Management, Chabahil, Pipalbot
  • Kantipur Tourism and Hotel Management College, Sunder Marg, Chipledhunga