Industry Overview
In the recent years, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in the world largely driven by service-sector activities, which have significantly contributed to exceptional growth potential. The Hospitality and Tourism Industry in the Country has been showing consistent growth and prosperity due to ever increasing inflow of business and leisure travelers.  This continued growth in tourism sector opens up a spectrum of employment opportunities in hospitality and travel trade.

Hospitality Management personnel are in great demand not only in hotels and resorts but also in corporate sector including MNC’s, airlines, hospitals, health clinics, in-flight kitchen, cruise ships, BPO sector, fast food chains, and event management companies etc.

The Leo Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Management (LAHTM) is established under “Leo Educational Society” with an aim to impart quality education for future hospitality professionals.  We are recognized for the excellence in the field of hospitality education and training.  As one of the most innovative and dynamic Hotel Management Institutes, we are determined to create a World-Class centre for the aspirants of hospitality education. The institute is also committed in supplementing the hospitality industry by adapting a more practical and technically sound approach in its curriculum. 

The Difference
Experiential learning, technological orientation, social and environmental sensitivity are some of the special features of the hospitality courses offered by the institute. LAHTM has a strong industry background and is attached with a world-class holistic destination which includes FIVE STAR/THREE STAR hotels with 470 rooms and another hotel with 903 rooms under construction, all located within the Campus. It is also supported by a group of industry professionals who are a perfect blend of experience and vision along with a modern outlook. Thus, the destination is a rich source of help and assistance in multifarious activities such as infrastructure, academic, industrial exposure, training and placement. The student-to-faculty ratio in classrooms is nearly 25:1. Students have extensive opportunity for hands-on experience through internships and lab work. The equipment and facilities at LAHTM are all state-of-the-art.

LAHTM has created one of the best facilities in terms of infrastructure for its students. It has fully equipped labs for various subjects that include:

·        Basic Training Kitchen (BTK)
·        Quantity Training Kitchen (QTK)
·        Advance Training Kitchen (ATK)
·        Bakery & Confectionery
·        House Keeping Lab - Air conditioned
·        F&B Service Training Restaurant - Air conditioned
·        Front Office Laboratory - Air conditioned
·        Library & Information Center
·        Classrooms with Modern educational aids like LCD Projectors
·        Professionally Qualified Faculty
·        Computer Lab with Wi-Fi Internet facility - Air conditioned

The entire infrastructure for training kitchens, training restaurants, front office, housekeeping, etc., have been laid as per the international standards of training for hospitality personnel. In addition, the classrooms, library and the computer laboratories are well equipped and designed to cater to meet international standards of hospitality industry.
A. Surendranath Mohan
Assistant Director 

Leo Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Management

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