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Research and Development

Lourdes Matha Institute Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology is always ahead to stand out competition and in implementing innovative ideas. Research and Development activities are carried out every year from the beginining of the BHM course. Research conducted by our students are applicable to the society, innovative and economical.

Dedicated Research and Development Cell is the major asset of Lourdes Matha Institute Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology. Students will have to undertake a research project on an innovative topics from various areas in Hotel Management and related branches in the curriculum. The research project is intended to develop ability to apply multi-disciplinary concepts, tools and techniques to deal with any subject related to hospitality industry with inquisitive thinking. We have a compact team of highly qualified and talented faculties with expertise in various technology streams and exposure to several industry verticals. With their ability to think out of the box and their determination to deliver the best, the students come up with innovative and path-breaking solutions that meet the research requirements. The faculties and students involved in Research and Development headed by Dr. Suni Mary Varghese, Fculty and Research Co-ordinator, guides the students and ensures the availability of technical and creative knowledge, among the students to bring out the results in shorter span of the semester. It’s the quality and caliber of the students engaged in each research project to gather information, imagination and initiative in deriving greater resources, ensures its successful completion. Novel ideas are generated and converted into value added products. It requires a long term planning by the Research and Development Cell, on the technical aspects prior to designing strategies that meet the needs of the food industry.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH INCLUDES:-
Through research we aim the development of the public by improving their well-being, health, and knowledge in Food Sector. Our students have carried out Hospitality Research in domains like Food Production, Food & Beverage Service, House Keeping, Front Office, Food Science, Hotel Engineering, Accounting softwares, Management Topics, Hospitality Marketing, Environmental Issues and Eco friendly Hotels, Food Safety & Quality Control, Food & Beverage Control, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Managerial Economics, Fast Food Chain Management, Event Management, Hospitality Management in Aviation & Cruise lines, Time Share And Condominium Management, Health And Nutrition, Organisational Behaviour, National and Inter-national Cuisine, Industrial Catering and many other related fields.

Major areas of research includes:-

  • A Case Study Of The Jackfruit Processing Unit And Development Of Innovative Recipes Based On Jack Fruit
  • Preference Of Youth Over Jail Food In Thiruvananthapuram City
  • Development Of Spirulina Based Recipes For Diabetic Patients
  • A Study On Economic Impact Of Mumbai Blast On Hotel Industry In Kerala
  • Feasibility Study On Farm Cultivation Of Mushrooms
  • Awareness Level Of Hoteliers On Lifestyle Diseases
  • Standardization Of Wine From Locally Available Fruits
  • Awareness Level Of Institutional Canteen Staff On Food Adulteration
  • A Case Study On Nutritional Pattern Of Geriateric Women
  • Nutritional Awareness Of Sportsmen Like Athlets & Game Players
  • Feasibility Study On Cultivation Of Pearlspot At Neyyattinkara
  • A Study On The Relapse Among Recovering Alcoholism
  • Nutritional Significance Of Selected Recepies From Different Regions Of India
  • Nutritional Profile Of South Indian Cuisine
  • Nutritional Profile Of Italian, Chinese, French And Spanish Cuisine
  • Job Satisfaction And Awareness Level Employees In Flight Catering
  • Prevalence Of Hypercholesterolemia Among Vegetarians And Non Vegetarians
  • Job Satisfaction Of Employees In Star Hotels Of Thiruvananthapuram
  • A Study On Work Satisfaction Of Street Vendors
  • Study On Naturopathic Resturant And Its Significance In The Society
  • Impact Of Industrial Exposure Training On Hotel Management Students
  • Cause Of Hoteliters Quitting Hotel Industry And Current Job Satisfaction Level

Research related to Tourism sector are as follows:-

  • Impact Of Terrorism On Tourism
  • Role Of Eco Friendly Hotels In Tourism Sector
  • Role Of Ethenic And Ecofriendly Restuarents In Tourism Industry A Case Study On Pathayam
  • Tourism Development In Thiruvananthapuram
  • Role Of KTDC In The Development Of Hotel Industry In Kerala
  • A Comparative Study On The Rise Of Eco Tourism In India
  • Monsoon Tourism In Kerala
  • A Comparative Study On Growth Of Homestay Between Idukki & Wayanad Districts In Kerala
  • Importance Of Tourism Club In Schools & Colleges With Special References To Thiruvananthapuram
  • A Case Study On Medical Tourism In Thiruvananthapuram
  • A Comparative Study On The Rise Of Tourism Sector In Kerala & Goa
  • Backwater Tourism Based On Lake Resorts In Kumarakom
  • Sales Promotions Techniques During Seasonal & Off Seasonal Tourism In Five Star Hotels At Kumarakom
  • Developments Of Kumarakom After Launching Five Star Hotels
  • Accomodation Facilities In Parunthumpara
  • Feasibility Study Of Starting A Pub In Kovalam
  • Case Study On Relationship Between Event Management And Tourism Industry Of Kerala
  • Importance Of Ayurveda In Tourism And Hospitality With Special Reference To Heritage Hotel
  • A Case Study On Role Of KTDC In The Promotion Of Tourism Marketing In Kerala
  • Role Of Budget Airlines In Tourism Sector With Special Reference To Thiruvananthapuram
  • Significance Of Adventure Tourism With Special Reference To Vagamon
  • Role Of Kerala Tourism In The Development Of Hotel Industry In Kerala
  • Influence Of Ayurveda In Resorts And Spa’s In Thiruvananthapuram
  • Gastronomic Influence In French Cuisine
  • Nutritional Profile Of Italian, Chinese, French And Spanish Cuisine
  • Influence Of Chinese Cuisine In Indian Hotels
  • Job Satisfaction And Awareness Level Employees In Flight Catering
  • A Report On Responsible Tourism
  • Feasibility Of Starting A Five Star Hotel At Bekal Fort
  • Feasibility Study On Starting A Thai Restaurant At Kovalam
  • A Study On Temple Festivals – The Major Tourist Attraction In Kerala
  • Feasibility Study On Opening A Five Star Hotel At Neyyardam
  • Gross Profit Of Hotel And Economic Development Of Kerala State
  • Business Comparison Of The Star Hotels In Kumarakom
  • Popularity Of Continental Cuisine In Kerala With Special Reference To Kottayam
  • A Detailed Study On The Importance Of Ayurvedic Spa And Treatments In Tourism
  • Feasibility Study On The Challenges Faced By Tourist At Idukki
  • Feasibility Of Starting An Ayurveda Spa At Pathanamthitta
  • Ecotourism In Thenmala And Ponmudi
  • Role Of Travel Agents In Tourism Development Of Thiruvananthapuram
  • Influence Of Yoga In Tourism Industry At Thiruvananthapuram
  • Service Aspects Of Airline Companies Operating From Thiruvananthapuram International Airport And Passenger Preference
  • Food Preference Of Foreign Tourist