HTMi International Development Group ( and FIHM are delighted to announce the signing of a new strategic academic partnership in India at FIHM, Federal Institute of Hotel Management, Noida ( with the HQ Flagship Campus at Noida, New Delhi and branches throughout India. Students who join FIHM-HTMi will be able to get dual diploma awards from HTMi Switzerland, and FIHM, academic transfer options to Switzerland as well as many other benefits from FIHM, HTMi Switzerland and associated global partners.

Says Mr. Ajesh Gugnani, Chairman FIHM: “This academic partnership with HTMi Switzerland is a key step in our mission and in our vision to develop and provide standard and quality education in an excellent academic environment”.

Says Mr. Vinoth Prakas, HTMi International Development Group, “Centred in Noida, New Delhi, this FIHM-HTMi academic partnership jointly and strategically supports the Indian Hospitality and Tourism Industries talent development, and this will be the first of many footprints of HTMi’s Brand in partnership with FIHM in India.”

Appointed to the FIHM Hospitality Advisory Board are HTMi Switzerland’s CEO, Mr. Ian R J Larmour, and Head of Academics, Mr. Jack Iveson.

In the photo from left to right – Mr. Prosenjit Chandra (Deputy Director Academics), Mr. Nishant Suri, HTMi International Development Group, Mr. Ajesh Gugnani (Chairman) & Ms. Shikha Sharma (Director Administration & Operations)

News released December 2020.