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School of Hotel & Tourism Management (HOT)

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Welcome to VIT, School of Hotel and Tourism Management

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (HOT) has been established under the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Govt. of India has recognized VIT Vellore as an Institution of Eminence, this is a move from Government of India to give autonomy to selected institutions of higher education in India. VIT is the first University in India to get 4-STAR rating from QS, the international ranking agency and is ranked as the No.1 private institution for Innovation (ARIIA 2019 Award) by Govt. of India.

Hospitality management refers to the specialized management techniques implemented in the industry. The domain consists of administration, accommodation operations, food production, food and beverage management, front office, marketing and accounts. Hospitality management is one of the most lucrative and viable career options in today's scenario, and one of the most job-oriented field, with the current changes in globalization, more and more hospitality sectors are expanding their business in global markets, this created a huge demand for hospitality management professionals. Several branding and marketing initiatives launched by the Indian government, such as "Incredible India!" And "Athiti Devo Bhava", have provided a focused input to growth of hospitality industry.

We maintain our international orientation and benchmark our courses and pedagogy with those of colleges and universities in the world. Our dedicated team of faculty is committed to ensuring that our students are well-trained and holistically developed to face the challenges of their chosen profession in this highly competitive world and to help them develop intellectually, academically, and professionally.