10 Jan 2023

Hotel Management Scope and Colleges in Nepal

Looking to make a career in hotel management?

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We will provide you comprehensive guide about Hotel Management in Nepal from scratch. We will be going through mostly aroused question and give you an idea about

  • What is Hotel Management?
  • Scope of Hotel Management in Nepal and abroad Country.
  • Fees structure for Diploma in Hotel Management in Kathmandu
  • List of Hotel Management Colleges in Nepal
  • Difference between Hotel Management & Culinary Arts
  • Who can study Hotel Management?
  • Why Study Hotel Management?

Let’s get started….

What is Hotel Management

You planned a vacation to Bali and booked a room at one of the best hotels. The moment you arrive there, you will be greeted by front desk staff and concierge helps you to check in the room along with the necessary information and finally hands over the room key.

Housekeeping staffs, chefs, concierge and other hotel staffs makes sure that you and other hotel guests have a best experience during the stay. They ensure that hotel guests have wonderful experience. And exactly it’s the hotel management team that entertains you from check in to check out and make it amazing one, that’s what Hotel Management is about.

Hotel Management is the operation & management of a hotel or resort. It includes running all the various department within a hotel and ensure it is running smoothly and efficiently. Its scope is more than we imagine, from front desk operation to food & beverage management, financial management and promotional & marketing management.

Scope of Hotel Management in Nepal

Since we are talking about the Career, let’s discuss about the scope of Hotel Management in Nepal.

Major source of revenue of our Country Nepal comes from hospitality & tourism industry keeping remittance aside, specially from tourism; creating high demand for trained and skilled hotel management professionals. Due to cultural fusion, Nepali are following the western culture mainly living in city areas. They have developed habit of hanging out at restaurants on weekends, spending holidays, recreation at hotel & resorts. Simultaneously restaurants, hotels and resorts are increasing in numbers due to increasing demand which has created opportunities to skilled human resources of hotel management. They are in need for skilled professionals who can run effectively and efficiently as there has been keen competition among the industry with increase in numbers.

It seems promising future for students who wants to pursue career in Hotel Management. It’s evident of growing Hotel Management Industry where we can see escalated from small cafes, resorts, food chains, caterings service, five-star hotel & franchise, international chain hotels in Nepal

Going after the facts it would be fair enough to say there has been increasing demand for Skilled human resource who can run and operate such business at profit.

However, if we have to be specific it can be listed as follows for the Scope of Hotel Management in Nepal

  • Cafes and Restaurant
  • Fast food joint
  • Clubs
  • Recreational catering
  • Health center catering
  • Resorts and lodges
  • Institutional and industrial services
  • Airline and cabin services
  • Catering equipment production, supply, and distribution
  • Tourist destinations management
  • Government events, destinations, and organization
  • Event catering and management

It’s noted that Kathmandu, Capital City of Nepal has been centralized where most of the opportunities resides in it. Take a peek before starting career in Hotel Management specially in kathmandu. Truely beneficial.

Scope of Hotel Management in abroad Countries

Not limiting to Nepal, you might be confused whether studying Hotel Management and going abroad will be worthful or waste of time? Exactly that’s where most of the students pursuing for Hotel Management in Nepal are stuck and gets confused.

Let us make you clear. Being technical subject, its demand is growing around the globe. Specially people going to Australia, Dubai, United Kingdom will have an advantage of working at hotel & restaurants at handsome salary. It would be fair enough to say, the struggle of hotel management student is not as difficult as compared to other non-technical students at abroad. It’s easier and quite leverage to find the jobs in related industry as the Hotel & Tourism is growing around the globe. Opportunities for skilled professionals are amazing, without doubt it will be great one. These days it’s quite easier to find job abroad for people who is Professional in Culinary Arts

Good thing is it’s easier to get Student Visa to study abroad for further Post Graduations programs

Hotel Management Course Fees in Nepal

You will be investing your 4 years for studying Bachelor in Hotel Management. Being a technical subject students won’t get bored with theoretical subjects. They will have an opportunity of learning by doing in practical way. The BHM in Nepal course includes both practical and theoretical.

Coming to the Course Fess it depends which college you select for pursuing your hotel management career. Just to give you an idea BHM in Nepal Course Fees ranges from Rs 3,50,000 to Rs 10,00,000 for tenure of 4 Years, where payment must be done on each semester each six months or as per policy of college.

Eligibility for Admission

Getting straight to criteria one must have

Must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent from recognized academic institutions

Marks or Grades of at least 45% or Second division and 1.8 or ‘C’ CGPA respectively

Hotel Management Colleges in Nepal

Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management  Rabi Bhawan, Kathmandu
Platinum Management College  Dillibazar, Kathmandu
Kantipur International College  New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Apollo International College  New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Atharva Business College  Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
Brilliant Multiple Campus  Chabahil, Kathmandu
Central College of Business Management  Sinamangal, Kathmandu
Gateway College of Professional Studies  Basundhara, Kathmandu
Global Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Education  Mandikhatar, Kathmandu
Golden Gate International College  Battisputali, Kathmandu
IIMS College  Putalisadak, Kathmandu
International College of Hospitality Management  Gaushala, Kathmandu
International School of Management and Technology  Tinkune, Kathmandu
Liberty College  Anamnagar, Kathmandu
Medhavi College  Sankhamul, Kathmandu
Mid Valley International College  Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
Morgan Engineering and Management College  Basundhara, Kathmandu
National College of Computer Studies  Paknajol, Kathmandu
National College of Management and Technical Science  Samakhushi, Kathmandu
Nepal college of Travel and Tourism Management  Gaushala, Kathmandu
NPT College  Mid Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Padmashree International College  Tinkune, Kathmandu
Rajdhani Model College  Mid Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Shubhashree Academia International College  Tinkune, Kathmandu
Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management  Lainchaur, Kathmandu
White House Graduate School of Management  New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Aayaam International College  Kumaripati, Lalitpur
Nesfield International College  Lagankhel, Lalitpur
Quest International College  Gwarko, Lalitpur
Ritz College of Engineering and Management  Balkumari, Lalitpur

Difference between hotel management & culinary arts

You might be unsure about hospitality industry and wondering which path to choose? Hotel Management or Culinary Arts?

Well, you are not alone, most students feel so. Let’s see a real-world example to get clear concept on these different subjects.

Imagine you’re planning to spend your vacation and booked one of the best hotels of that place. During your stay you have a great experience with hotel staffs. All the hotel staffs were friendly and courteous while attending you for the hotel service. Room service, housekeeping staff was up to expectation, meals at the restaurant was delicious worthwhile giving 5 stars review out of 5.

You had the best experience staying at hotel and vacation was indeed splendid.

Chef who prepared and cooked delicious food for you is what related to culinary arts. It’s the culinary team that prepared for you, they are responsible for creating menus to preparing and cooking food for the hotel guests. It’s what culinary art is.

Beside delicious meal, you had an amazing experience; hotel staffs related to housekeeping, room service, front desk everyone was friendly and courteous to make the worth the amount you paid for staying there. It’s what hotel management is.


Culinary art is a part of hotel management, while hotel management covers the entire service included in Hospitality.

If you are interested in making career in Hotel Management, BHM or Diploma in Hotel Management is not only the option. You can get 1 Year Professional Diploma in Hotel Management and also 6 months of Culinary Arts in our International Hotel Training School. IHTS is Best Hotel Management College in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Crash course or Customized Course in Hotel Management is also provided in IHTS- International Hotel Training School



Course available in IHTS

  1. Professional Diploma in Hotel Management
  2. Professional Diploma in Culinary Arts
  3. Short Course in Culinary Arts
  4. Food & Beverage Service
  5. House Keeping
  6. Bakery Training

Getting consulting before pursuing your career in Hotel Management is wise action rather than embarrassment. If you are confused about any topic related to Hotel Management, please feel free to give us a call +977-01-4483167/+977-9851192612 or visit our location Bhimsengola Chowk, Old Baneshwor