The Institute was established by Ministerial Resolution No. 1198 of 1999 and is subject to the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in accordance with the regulations and laws governing this. The Institute grants a bachelor's degree in (Tourist guidance, tourism studies, and hospitality management) and all degrees are accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities and equivalent to the scientific degrees granted to Egyptian universities.
The duration of the study at the Institute is four years of study. The Institute awards a bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors: (Tourist guidance, tourism studies, and hospitality management) This qualification shall be approved by the Minister of Higher Education.
The conscientious management of the institute and its board of directors, which includes a group of Egypt’s best scholars and experts, monitors and develops the performance and curricula of the institute in its three departments (hotel management studies, tourism studies and tourism guidance), which made the institute obtain the equivalence of a bachelor’s degree granted by what is awarded by the faculties of tourism and hotels in Egyptian universities