Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University
Central University
Srinagar (Garhwal) Uttarakhand-246174



In order to foster creative thinking, develop skills and personality as well as to instill a desire for life long learning among students, the Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies (CMTHS), earlier known as the “Department of Tourism” laid it’s foundation stone, way back in the year 1976 where Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Pilgrimage Studies was started. Later, department was renamed as Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies (CMTHS) on September 27, 2001. Centre is maintained by H.N.B. Garhwal University and is operational arm of University with internal autonomy.     Since its inception, the centre has worked ceaselessly in the area of Tourism and Hospitality Management education and provides industry-oriented courses in the field of Tourism and Hotel Management with due stress on practical knowledge. Courses curriculum are updated and new modules are introduced at a regular interval in consultation with industry professionals so that much weightage could be given to what industry people are expecting from academia. Centre besides teaching disseminate knowledge and share informations through various seminars, conferences, workshops, research papers, journals and publications so that trained human resources could be prepared to lead the highly competitive global industry.


Dedicated to excellence in student’s development, the mission of CMTHS, HNBGU is to create an environment that is conducive to quality education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of tourism and hospitality so as to prepare individuals with an academic foundation for lifelong learning with a focus on holistic development to shape the youth in becoming global leaders. CMTHS is dedicated to Tourism and Hospitality research with a support to all areas of inquiry that are related to Tourism and Hospitality both at National and International Level.  


To identify young people with professional and entrepreneurial aspirations, talents and determination and trigger them off to become excellent, inspirational leaders of action and achievement in their chosen pursuits by enlightening and supporting them to develop a clear vision and right perspectives and grooming them with deep knowledge, skills, maturity of mind and right attitude to make them productive, creative, and satisfied throughout their life”.



CMTHS is all set to provide a sound platform to high quality professional education based on high academic standards and quality teaching. Rich faculty at CMTHS is dedicated to flourish the aim of noble pursuit to global excellence in the field of tourism and hospitality.

- We shall seek no gratification, nor shall gratify anyone. We shall become risk taker with wisdom and guide the humanity to the path of peace harmony and excellence.
- We shall seek equip the students to face the global challenges boldly and wisely. We believe in creating professional brilliance rather graduate. Learn Practice and Master our modus operandi.

Last Updated on : 23/09/2019