Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-15 14:15 Manipal: Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) Manipal has been ranked 40th among the best hotel management institutes in the world. Ceoworld.biz, a well-acclaimed magazine website released the ranking of 50 best hotel management colleges. The list includes both private and government approved hotel management institutes. The ranking was based on a survey of 18,000 hospitality recruiters and senior managers of luxury hotels around the world. School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) is in top position. “We are excited and proud of the achievement and will leave no stone unturned to go up the ladder,” said principal of WGSHA, Prof Parvadhavardhini Gopalakrishnan. “It was a glorious moment for the 30-year-old college that was historically the first college in India to commence a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management way back in 1986 in association with ITC Hotels Ltd,” she added. Vice Principal, Chef Thirugnanasambhantham said, “We look forward to achieve greater heights and to continue to provide quality education to aspirant hoteliers and chefs of India”. To celebrate the achievement, students, alumni, faculty and Manipal University officials cut a cake and toasted champagne.