Kathmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality (KATH) has been established in March 2002 to fulfill the urgent need of trained human resource to the requirement of the rapidly emerging key sector of national economy “Tourism”. As its overall goal, the academy fully dedicates to maintaining excellence of knowledge and skills required to efficiently operate and manage both the private and public sectors of tourism. It possesses a pool of well-qualified and committed faculty members.KATH is the only educational institution in the country Nepal to offer postgraduate and graduate level courses in tourism management. The academy also conducts short duration tailor made training programs for both private & public sectors of tourism. Kathmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality has been established with a guiding maxim of “ Tourism for Prosperity and Peace”.
It has successfully conducted short term duration training courses in tourism and hospitality for Government of Nepal Department of Immigration, Tourism for Rural poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP), Austrian INGO Eco-Himal, National Examination Board, Nepal and Travel Trade Operators of Eastern, Western, Mid and Far-Western Regions of Nepal.
Moreover, the college received WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarship for BTTS students and Gold Medal from Pasang Lhamu Mounteering Foundation for BTTS graduates for excellence in tourism studies.
In addition, it successfully conducted UN/MEDEP (Tourism based Micro Enterprise Development project) training in Baglung in August 2009 and in Surkhet in September 2009.
Special discount will be offered to students from touristically potential remote areas within Nepal based on academic record at plus two level and their economic condition both in BTTS and MTS course programmes.
Exemption of 50 percent tuition fee to two students (one female and one male each) in BTTS programme and one student in MTS programme based on his/her excellence in academic performance in semester end examination and general conduct at the academy. Such exemption is for one semester only and subject to renewal based on continued excellence in academic performance and general conduct.