About Us


“To be the premier Institute excelling in Quality Education, Research, and Technology Transfer in the field of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality Management’ and conservation management”.


“To provide an academically stimulating, culturally diverse and quality learning environment that engenders research, innovation and technology development towards producing relevant human resources and leaders in the field of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management” and conservation management”.


The Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management is founded on the belief that self-actualization, and solutions to global sustainable tourism and hospitality management challenges are attainable through a spirit of dedication, entrepreneurship, self-confidence, determination and responsible utilization of resources. To actualize its beliefs and strategic objectives, IToHM is committed to promoting continuous staff capacity development, enhancing education facilities and systems to match internationally best academic, research and innovative practices.
The ultimate focus of this philosophy is to make IToHM the global epitome of research, academic excellence, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the field of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management.


“Better Education, Research and Innovation through Technology”

Core values

IToHM is guided by the overall DeKUT’s core values: –

  • Innovation
  • Scholarship
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork



The general goal is to promote and continuously enhance quality education, research and innovation, and entrepreneurship in the field of sustainable tourism and hospitality management.

Strategic Objectives

In line with the DeKUT’s Strategic Plan 2014-2019, IToHM has resolved to pursue the following strategic objectives: –
(a) To produce quality graduates in in the field of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management.
(b) To generate research and innovations outputs with impact on the national development goals and sustainable development goals (SDGs).
(c) Promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable natural resource management in the University Wildlife Conservancy to enhance its use as a laboratory and educational Centre as well as it being a sustainable tourism model destination.