Certified Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management (CIHTM) is a division of Mona Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management the professional body of qualified Hospitality Tourism and Management Practitioners, was established Under the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1, 1990 Part C Approved by Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria.
The Law mandates CIHTM to regulate the practice and direct the development of Hospitality Tourism and Management as a profession in Nigeria. Certified Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management  and Mona Institute of Hospitality Tourism and Management  has partnered with American Hospitality Academy in the conduct , management and delivery of AHA Diploma and certificate courses to students and professionals in Africa.



To promote and develop the art and science of Hospitality , Tourism, Travel and Management practice globally.

To establish, prescribe and ensure the observance of high standards of professional and ethical practice.

To provide facilities, advice and opportunities for executives to meet and discuss Hospitality, Tourism, Travel problems and case studies, and thereby improve the standards of Hospitality , Tourism, Travel practice in Nigeria and beyond.

To encourage the acquisition of professional qualifications in Hospitality , Tourism, Travel through the provision of examinations and other facilities.

Build a credible and dynamic professional institution that is responsive globally.

To conduct research, collect and disseminate information on all aspects of Hospitality , Tourism and Travel management.

To publish journals, books, practice papers and guidelines.

Promote professional excellence through members upholding the Code of Ethic, Code of Conduct and through the Professional Standards Guide (PSG). The PSG entrenches a system of lifelong learning as well as gaining stakeholders’ commitment to high standard of Hospitality , Tourism, Travel practice to give more value and strategic to those the professional serves.

Encourage a more relevant institutes and more reputation sensitive society, by working with appropriate associations to generate sustained focus on the contributions of stakeholders in different sectors.



As the centre of policy initiatives, CIHTM’s 17-member Governing Council which is elected every two years directs the affairs of the Institute. Sitting as an electoral college, the Council elects the President and the Vice President of the institute who respectively serve as its Chairman and Vice Chairman. Acting on behalf of Council as the Chief Executive (CEO) of the institute, the president provides leadership in the management of CIHTM business through the chapters, committees and the National Secretariat.

CIHTM branch organisation in States and the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) are called Chapters. Each has an elected executive council led by a chairman. The National Secretariat with the Director Operation/ Secretary and Registrar and departmental heads appointed by council, constitutes the administrative hub of the Institute



To provide a professional structure for the practice of Hospitality and Tourism.

To enhance the ability and status of our members as professional practitioners.

To represent and serve the professional interests of our members.

To provide opportunities for members to meet and exchange views and ideas.

To raise standards within the profession through the promotion of best practice – including the production of best practice guides, case studies, training events and our continuous professional development scheme ‘Developing Excellence’.



To be the leading international Hospitality and Tourism organisation.

To unite the hospitality and tourism profession and bring all persons / organisations under a common banner.

To represent the industry on hospitality and tourism issues so as to establish growth for the profession as a whole.

To enhance the image of hospitality and tourism in Nigeria and beyond


Our Vision

To be the Preferred Institute Learning Solutions Provider Globally.

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Our Mission

To advance the Science of hospitality tourism and management in Nigeria, pioneering a multi-disciplinary emphasis in the production of well rounded, well blended, and well-honed professionals, profound in knowledge, skillful in practice, and ethical in conduct.

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