The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM), the country’s national tourism and hospitality management institute, will hold its 37th Graduation Ceremony for 100 students on Friday June 17, 2016 at the BMICH Main Conference and Concert Hall.
The ceremony will be held in the presence of dignitaries from the government, hospitality industry and academia. John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development, Lands and Christian Religious Affairs, will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest while Desmond Fernando, an alumni from the first batch and a former Senior Faculty member of the institute will be the Guest of Honor. Recognized as the nation’s foremost Institute for Hospitality Management education, having been the backbone for providing professionally developed human resources for the hospitality industry since 1966, SLITHM is owned by the government and managed by the Ministry of Tourism Development, Christian Religious Affairs and Lands.
This year’s convocation celebrates student academic and leadership achievements with grandaunts comprising students who followed the institute’s three-year and four-year courses and they will receive their Management Diploma in Hotel and Catering Operations.