Institute of Tourism Studies (I.T.S.) is a premiere institute providing high-quality education in the field of tourism management and providing consultancy to the industry. The Institute was established in the year 1994. Equipped with a mix of young and experienced professionals, the Institute is churning out enthusiastic and efficient young professionals every year to serve the ever-growing tourism industry; the industry, which is poised to be numero uno in the 21st century. Twenty four dynamic batches of Post Graduate Tourism students and Nineteen batches each of Bachelor of Tourism students and Post Graduate Diploma in Travel Management (PGDTM) are already serving the industry in high recognition. Besides, two batches of DIAT & CRS (Diploma in International Airline Ticketing & Computerized Reservation System), Diploma of Food Production and Master of Event Management (MEM) and Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) have also been well received by the tourism industry.
The last twenty-five years have seen the ITS grow steadily in terms of quality education. Today, ITS enjoys a high degree of repute by esteemed organisations of the tourism industry. The other distinguishing feature is the approval of A.I.C.T.E. and financial support from the U.G.C.
Currently the ITS is located in a new building with an independent premises within the Lucknow University, New Campus and provides the state of art facilities to its students that includes: