At the beginning, Mahasarakham University had set forth the Educational Development Plan in B.E.2543 to draft the curriculum for Bachelor of Arts Program. On 26th April, B.E. 2544, the draft curriculum in Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Hotel Management was approved by Mahasarakham University Council and implemented under the guidance of the Tourism and Hotel Management Project authority. The temporary office of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management at that time was located on the 4th floor of the President Office, Borom Raj Kumari Building before moving to the 5th floor of Raj Nakarin Building.
The first intake of students was admitted through a special quota in June of the academic year B.E. 2544. Later in July B.E. 2544, the established project of Tourism and Hotel Management’s name was officially changed to the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management.
On 1st October B.E.2547 Mahasarakham University Council was in agreement for declaration of the status changing into an internationally certified operation of Tourism and Hotel Management Faculty. Presently, the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management offers courses pertaining to Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Hotel Management along with the International Program, Master of Arts in Tourism and Hotel Management and Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism and Hotel Management.
The Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management has national reputation for excellence in teaching and learning, offering a culture of a comfortable learning atmosphere. The faculty offers a comprehensive range of high-quality programs meeting the needs of the modern tourism and hotel industry while still understanding the importance of the preservation of local culture and tradition. The faculty is committed to fostering positive public relations for Thai culture and traditions while providing academic services for the development of sustainable tourism. The faculty is highly respected by five star hotels and many tourist organizations.