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Introduction

Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies (DTHHHS) was established in JMI in the year 2012. DTHHHS, Jamia is devoted to excellence tourism education, training, consultancy and research. DTHHHS has always experimented with innovative involvements. Since Governments at central and State levels are recognizing tourism a priority area for economic development, it becomes imperative that DTHHHS reaches out to a variety of audiences that are directly and indirectly influenced by tourism activities.


Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies – Jamia Millia Islamia is devoted to impart excellence in tourism education, training, consultancy and research. It is one of the most comprehensive tourism schools in South Asia that offers a variety of tourism and hospitality programmes ranging from first year of graduations (Level 1) to PhD (Level 07). Department also offers short term Diploma and Certificate courses in specialized areas.


Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage studies, Jamia campus is located in the heart of India’s leading tourist hub Delhi, and on the busy neighbourhood of leading business districts. NCR is one of the pinnacles of the popular golden triangle where most of the tourism action takes place. Moreover, it is the only university-based tourism department in the NCR offering courses in the field of tourism and hospitality. A lot of emphasis is given to activity-based learning. Learning by doing is a core value and the key pedagogical approach followed in the Department.

 

Keeping pace with the globalized scenario the university during the last few years has reached out and being reached by foreign universities and other international institutions for collaboration in the area of academics, research, joint seminars and conferences and faculty and student exchange programs. An open and free environment for dialogue and exchange of resources on mutually agreeable terms has been encouraged and as a result much such collaboration has been institutionalized in the form of signing of Memorandum of Understanding with foreign universities. Distinguished academicians and eminent scholars from foreign universities visit the university to participate in workshops, seminars and other events regularly.


DTHHHS, Jamia has in place state-of-the-art infrastructure on its campus to cater to learning needs of young minds enrolled at its campus. The department’s good relationships with industry help the convenient placement of its student at responsible positions in the company.


The department has set following objectives:
i. To create knowledge through world class research
ii. Disseminate knowledge through formal higher education and extension activities.
iii. To contribute to capacity building for the tourism and hospitality sector. iv. To work closely with industry and try to understand their requirements.
v. To work closely with central and state government and contribute in their efforts for development of tourism and hospitality sector.
vi. To extend advice/ suggestions for promotion and development of tourism in the country.
 

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