Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) in Koggala is the only government-sponsored Hotel School in the Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The institute was initially started in 1992 at Weligama Bay Inn Hotel. It was later moved to Koggala in 2008 to cater to the high demand for well-recognized courses offered by SLITHM and to provide adequate facilities for the students to gain a world-class experience.
At present, the SLITHM Koggala operates with its full capacity and has around 225 students who study all four Certificate Level courses which lead to the Management Level and Craft Level skill-based courses. Up to date, the institute has produced hundreds of well-trained individuals for the tourism and hotel management industry.
SLITHM Koggala branch is fully equipped with modern amenities including a full training restaurant with 40 covers, a computer lab with 23 flat-screen computers along with Wi-Fi & Internet facilities, 10 classrooms which can accommodate 30 students in each, library, two mock-up rooms, conference hall. The branch is fully staffed with experienced and qualified professionals to prepare students to achieve their career goals in the tourism and hotel management industry.
1. Craft Course
2. Certificate level – Management Diploma in Hotel & Catering operation
SLITHM, BOI Project, Koggala, Habaraduwa.
091 2283072 / 2283073
As the principal of the Koggala branch of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM), I would like to welcome you to the official website of (SLITHM).
The journey of SLITHM began in the year 1992. Since the beginning of our journey, we have been educating and training Sri Lankan young men and women in the field of the hospitality and tourism industry. Our vision “To be the Center of Excellence in Training and Education for Human Resource Development of Tourism and Hospitality Industry in Asia”, has guided us to create multi-talented and responsible individuals who are capable of overcoming the challenges of the modern-day workplace.
The fully equipped training kitchen, training restaurant, modern class rooms, library, computer lab, mock up rooms and many other facilities of Koggala branch provides the ideal environment for the students to develop their knowledge and skills. The well-qualified academic panel is dedicated to offering the best guidance for the students.
The full range of course programs offered by the Koggala branch provides numerous pathways for students to advance their careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. Our wide range of course programs includes Craft, Certificate, International, Advanced and Management level courses that are meticulously formulated according to the international quality standards.
We look forward to welcoming you to the institute and accompanying you towards academic and career excellence. We aspire to do more in the years to come to foster the tourism and hospitality industry of the country.