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With a string of long-standing associations with international and domestic hospitality majors to its credit, one of India’s leading hospitality institutes, Raia-based V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education.

VMSIIHE affiliated with the Goa University and supported by Marriott International India offers B.Sc. International Hospitality Management, B.Sc. Culinary Arts designed for aspiring chefs and M.Sc. International Hospitality and Tourism Management program.

These programs equip young hotel management students with intensive practical training and honing of necessary skills, with a special focus on the development of personality, professional attitude, and leadership qualities, all of which are signatures of an outstanding industry professional.

The Institute has the unique privilege of having a collaboration with Turismo de Portugal. The collaboration is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two countries, in the presence of Antonio Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, during his visit to Goa. As part of the MoU, students keen to embark on an international education-related adventure are offered an opportunity to visit Portugal as a part of the exchange program.

VMSIIHE offers professional internships at starred hotels where students will get trained by international professionals, including Taj Exotica, Alila Diwa Goa, Grand Hyatt, Vivanta by Taj, Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, and Novotel Goa Resort and Spa, etc. In addition, students now have the opportunity to intern at the prestigious Martinhal Family Hotels in Portugal.

Students get an opportunity to go through selection rounds of renowned hotel chains of the likes of The Taj, The Oberoi, Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt to name a few, for Management Trainee and other positions.

VMSIIHE is the first hospitality institute in India and also in the state of Goa to obtain the ‘Eat Right Campus’ certification, which requires passing a thorough audit of institutional practices. The prestigious certification has been obtained under the central government’s ‘Eat Right Campus’ initiative of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) which aims to promote safe, healthy, and sustainable food practices in educational campuses, workplaces, hospitals, tea estates, etc. across the country.

VMSIIHE has been awarded Swachchatam Mahavidyalaya Samman by Goa University for the cleanest campus in Goa for three consecutive years. 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-2019.

The Institute itself is located in the idyllic village of Raia in South Goa and the campus, spread over six acres, is ideally suited for nurturing students keen on developing themselves as hotel management professionals and industry leaders of the future.

The campus has a fully functional 5-star training hotel, with a grand lobby area and reception, well-appointed guest rooms, training kitchen, restaurant with banqueting facilities, air-conditioned hostels with attached bath, gymnasium, swimming pool, sports, and recreational facilities.

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