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Kathmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality

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Katmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality popularly known as KATH was established in 2002 to fulfill the need of trained human resources required for the country. KATH is affiliated with Purbanchal University. Tourism is the rapidly emerging key sector of national economy. This course mainly focuses to maintain the excellence of knowledge and skills required by the students to efficiently operate both the private and public sectors of tourism. Katmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality consists of well qualified and experienced teaching faculties which helps them to acquire necessary quality knowledge. KATH is the one and only educational institutes in Nepal offering both postgraduate and graduate level courses in tourism since its establishment. It not only focuses on theoretical learning but also provides them with required practical learning which is necessary. Katmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality has been established with the motto “Tourism for Peace and Prosperity”.

KATH provides bachelor degree in travel and tourusm studies and masters degree in tourism studies.

Objectives of Katmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality:

  • To provide quality education in both theoretical and practical learning so that they can work at supervisory and management levels of travel and tourism operations.
  • To build career opportunities in the rapidly emerging field of travel and tourism sector both nationally as well as internationally.
  • To be the leading institution for travel and tourism education in Nepal.


Facilities offered by Katmandu Academy of Tourism and Hospitality for students are as follows:

Classrooms: Classrooms of KATH are spacious and bright.

Computer lab: Computer laboratory of KATH is installed with modern technologies such as multimedia and high speed internet.

Library: Library of KATH is well stocked with course books, references, national and international magazine and journals that helps them to enrich their learning.

Cafeteria: Cafeteria of KATH is clean and hygienic that provides proper meals and light refreshment to them and staffs.

Extra Curricular Activities (ECA): This institute not only focuses on academic program but also encourages them to take part in different ECA activities that includes In-house magazine, Newsletter, Debates, Cultural Programs etc.

Why KATH College

Scholarships at KATH College

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Career Prospects

Students who have studied given courses who have sound knowledge and skills can work in following fields:

  • Tourism public sector
  • Travel agency/tour operation
  • Adventure tourism(Trekking, Rafting, Mountaineering etc)
  • Accommodation and catering (Resorts, Hotels, Guest houses and restaurants)
  • Entertainment (Clubs, Casinos, Theme parks, Amusement Centers, etc)
  • Transportation facilities (Airlines, Cruise liner, Surface transport etc)
  • Media
  • Consultancy
  • Projects

The various programs at KATH College are as follows:

Bachelor of Travel And Tourism Studies

Master of Tourism Studies