Message from the HOI - Prof Parvadhavardhini Gopalakrishnan
The Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) , a constituent institute of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, learning and research to develop professionals who would make a difference globally in related disciplines of the hotel and hospitality sector.
The faculty is engaged to push the boundaries of student knowledge pertaining to the service sector, primarily the hotel and tourism industry. WGSHA offers an unparalleled student experience and leadership training through its 4 year Bachelor in Hotel Management (BHM) program.
Established in 1986, the institute was the first in India to offer a degree in hospitality (hotel management), and continues to rank first in all national level rankings of Indian hotel management institutions. Over 2000 alumni are engaged gainfully in the core areas of hotel administration across the world. Graduates are equally equipped to compete in any service sector arena like retail, banking, service enterprise, cruise liners, service apartments, high end restaurants and hospitality mixed use complexes, to name a few. A 100% placement on graduation guarantees students a career in front office, rooms division, food & beverage service and food production. Professionalism through understanding of world citizenry has been the vision of the institute.