Brief Information About the Department:
In order to foster creative thinking, develop skills and personality as well as to instill a desire for lifelong learning among students, Department of Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies (CMTHS), earlier known as the “Department of Tourism” started to function way back in the year 1976 wherein a Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Pilgrimage Studies was started. Later, the name of the department was rechristened as Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies (CMTHS) on September 27, 2001. The centre is maintained as an academic department by H.N.B. Garhwal Central University, under School of Management. Since its inception, the centre has worked ceaselessly in the area and offers industry-oriented courses in the field of Tourism and Hotel Management with due stress on practical knowledge. Ongoing course structures are updated from time to time and new modules are introduced at a regular interval in consultation with industry professionals so that much weightage could be given as per the requirement of the industry. Besides teaching and research work it is the endeavour of the faculty members to disseminate knowledge and share information to the students through various seminars, conferences, workshops, research papers, journals and publications so that trained human resources could be prepared to lead the highly competitive global industry.
To create an environment that is conducive to quality education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of tourism and hospitality. Through an education embedded in practical training, CMTHS prepares students to become successful professionals. CMTHS persuades this through it’s:
- Faculty's wide-ranging academic and industrial expertise.
- Responsiveness to industry needs and opportunities
- Student-centered teaching
To become globally recognized destination for tourism and hospitality education, a higher education institute not only for the benefits of this region but also for the country. In pursuance of its vision CMTHS will organize more teaching programmes to facilitate the development of capable and dedicated professionals for practice, research and teaching and reach out to the larger community at the local, regional, national and international levels.
CMTHS is committed to provide a sound platform to high quality professional education based on high academic standards and quality teaching. Rich faculty at CMTHS is dedicated to flourish the aim of noble pursuit to global excellence in the field of tourism and hospitality.
CMTHS has developed its computer lab fashioned with Wi-Fi networking. It facilitates students of Computer Reservation Knowledge and gives practical exposure on computer applications. In addition, well-structured library is established with a variety of books, journals, research volumes, newsletters etc. with reading room.