The Department of Allied Hospitality Studies is designed to provide globally benchmarked education in Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism. The department encourages student research on core and allied fields in clinical nutrition, hospitality, and tourism.


Core Competencies

The core competencies of the department are

  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Travel Agency & Tour Operation
  • IT in Hotel & Tourism Business
  • Institutional Food Administration
  • Food service quality Administration
  • Research on Biostatistics


The department has collaboration with

  • University of Waikato, New Zealand.


The Department of Allied Hospitality Studies, WGSHA offers the following programs:

Master of Hotel Management

MSc - Dietetics & Applied Nutrition





Research & Publications

The areas of research include business projects on house boats in Kerala, exploratory study on the factors influencing Goan cuisine, coffee consumption patterns of IT employees at 11 branded coffee outlets in Bengaluru, travel-buying of IT employees in Bengaluru, and sustainable events like case study on the storm festival in Coorg and the prevalence of corporate social responsibility in resorts of Thekkady, Kerala.



The Kitchen is the place where WGSHA students hone their cooking skills


The Hotel gives them practical experience of the hospitality industry