Tourism is an income
generating activity of the highest importance in the current
world and holds great economic promise for the developing
countries. Recognising the need for training in all areas
involved with tourism development, the National Hotel
& Tourism Training Institute (NHTTI) was established
in 1974 under Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (The National
The efficient management
of Tourism Products depends upon professional training.
In order to develop professionalism and provide a cadre
of skilled and trained manpower to meet the increasing
demands of the trained personnel for Hotel & Tourism
Industry both at home and abroad, this Institute offers
various courses of different duration.
Besides offering regular
courses, NHTTI in 1994 as a test case for the first time
started a two year long diploma in Hotel Management Course.
With the expansion of tourism in the country, need for
skilled manpower in the supervisory level is felt every
now and then. Hence, Diploma certificate in Hotel Management
Course has been re-introduced on a regular basis. The
institute also provides in-service and on the job training
for BPC personnel and arrange special seminar and workshop
related to tourism development.