Welcome to the Dynamic world of Hospitality - one of the fastest growing Stimulating and Innovative industries. If you want a career that can take you around the world, is constantly changing and offers a wide scope of opportunities, then consider this for you.

You could be involved in managing hotels and resorts, organising mega events and festivals, or running restaurants.

Hospitality and tourism employs over 235 million people worldwide, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, and career prospects in the industry expand rapidly year on year.

Hospitality And Tourism Management Institute

HTMi Program

The HTMi program offered at the Bahrain campus has a wonderful blend of the prestigious Swiss certification as well as BIHR’s ethos in imparting skills and qualities essential to success in senior management positions in the international hospitality industry. We work closely with international hotel and leisure chains to ensure the balance of classroom tuition, training, personal development, leadership skills, language skills and much more.

By training at BIHR, students get a chance of experiencing hospitality learning from a world class learning institute thus providing students with a strong foundation to start an exciting international career. The HTMi program develops the students into innovative leaders ready to meet the standards of managerial competence in hospitality management.

The two year Diploma program consists of two semesters.


Semester I

Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations (Craft Level)


Semester II

Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management (Operational Level)


We offer the program as two concurrent academic semesters, followed by a compulsory internship of 12 months  in the Kingdom of Bahrain. 

Semester I

8 subjects

Tourism Studies

Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

Food and Beverage Service - Theory and Practical

Culinary - Theory and Practical

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Information Technology I

English for Academic Purposes I

Hospitality Enterprise Project I

Semester II

9 subjects

Hotel and Resort Management

Hospitality Finance

Introduction to Marketing

Rooms Division Operations

Introduction to HRM and Organisations

Food and Beverage Management

Information Technology II

English for Academic Purposes II

Hospitality Enterprise Project II

Course Structure


Twelve months on campus ( two semesters)

12 months of industry based internship ( two semesters)

Bahraini students are subsidized by the government

Bahraini students receive a monthly stipend

Internships provided with the largest and top organizations in the Kingdom

Course Details.

Following the two semesters of academic study in Bahrain and internship, students can progress to a Bachelor (BSc) Degree in International Hospitality Management at HTMi, Switzerland. This degree is validated and awarded b y the Business School of the University of Ulster and is one of the top ranked University degrees for Hospitality studies in the UK.

This will require two additional semesters of academic study at the HTMi Swiss campus in Canton Luzern. On successful completion, students will receive both the BSc Degree awarded by the University of Ulster and BA in Hotel and Events Management awarded by HTMi Switzerland.

* Details of courses and program content is available at BIHR

Admission Criteria

  •  Applicants should be 17+ years.
  •  Successful Completion of High School.
  •  Should have TOEFL 450 or IELTS 5 or equivalent English Test score, alternatively an English Placement Test is offered at BIHR
  •  Should be sincerely committed to a career in international hotel and tourism.
  •  Healthy and fit for physical work

*HTMi reserves the right to make changes to the course and application details at any time.


Start Date End Date
10-Oct-18 9-Oct-20
10-Feb-19 9-Feb-21
11-Aug-19 10-Aug-21


Often described as both the Pearl of the Persian Gulf the Kingdom of Bahrain is a modern, Arabic, island in the Persian Gulf and a major international center for service industries including finance, retail and tourism. Bahrain has a forward-looking approach to economic and world affairs and is a truly international community with a population of around one million people of whom more than half are expatriates from all over the world.

Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Urdu and English are all widely spoken. The short, hot summers and longer temperate winters, combined with the diverse mix of nationalities, high levels of public safety, and international-standard sporting, recreational and other amenities make Bahrain one of the most pleasant places to live in the world today.


Bahrain itself offers all the usual activities that one would expect of a modern state including multiplex cinemas (English, Hindi, Tamil and Arabic cinemas are found in Bahrain) and regular live concerts and other music events. A major event in the Bahrain calendar is the annual Formula 1 race. Bahrain has excellent shopping facilities ranging from state of the art malls, including specialist designer good malls, to more conventional shopping areas and the traditional Arabic souks. There are many national societies in Bahrain that organize regular leisure activities and offer advice to their fellow citizens on a wide range of matters.


BIHR organizes familiarization tours for all its students. Staff is always available to advice on any aspect of living in Bahrain. The Institute’s students organize different activities throughout the year. Bahrain is well connected by air to the rest of the world. All major international airlines also fly into Bahrain. We assist all international students with obtaining a visa for their studies and in completing other formalities on students’ behalf.


BIHR is a non-residential college but assists students in finding suitable good quality accommodation in villas and apartments at competitive rates. The quality of accommodation in Bahrain is generally high. Your Agent will advise you on typical monthly living costs in Bahrain.


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