Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of India, is one of the premier institutes in the country offering training, education and research in sustainable management of tourism, travel and other allied sectors. It is devoted to the pursuit of knowledge in tourism and its communication to a diverse audience.
Over the years it has established an identity of its own and reached a commanding position among sectoral B Schools in the country. With its focus in meeting the changing needs of the tourism industry, it has played a pioneering role in the propagation and professionalization of tourism education . The stakeholders realization that the country is in need of professional personnel who can guarantee an excellent standard of products and services ,resulted in the creation of IITTM in 1983 at New Delhi.
The management of the Institute is entrusted in the hands of the Board of Governors with the Union Minister for Tourism as its Chairperson. The efforts of the institute have been instrumental in setting the fundamental framework for tourism education in the country as it exists today. Apart from regular MDPís and EDPís for various state governments, it is a centre for imparting refresher courses in tourism, with the approval of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
IITTM also has the unique distinction to be the founder-member of UN-ESCAP promoted network of Asia Pacific Educational and Training Institutes in Tourism (APETIT), established in 1997, and is one of the international focal points as well as a member of the executive committee of the APETIT network.
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Madhya Pradesh -