Oriental Group of Educational Institutions (OGEI) one of the Top Hotel Management College in Kerala spread over 28 acres of land in three different campuses is located at Lakkidi and Vythiri, Wayanad District of Kerala on the NH 212. It is owned and managed by the Malabar Hotel Management & Catering Promotion Trust (MHMCPT) – a charitable trust formed with an intention of promoting the Hospitality and Tourism industry and promoting quality education in Hospitality management and allied management studies.
It is amongst the select few premier institutes in India which practices what it preaches. Students undergo real life training programmes incorporated in their day to day activity to facilitate their on the job training. The College Management owns and operates a 5 star facility Resort (The Vythiri Village Resort) with 2000 seater convention centre adjacent to the Vythiri campus. Students are the key force behind the operations of all the resorts. The students actively participate in all major conferences, conventions, seminars and food festivals organised at the resorts. The group’s first venture- a Hospitality Management Institution, Oriental School of Hotel Management (OSHM), Lakkidi came into existence in the year 1995. The campus is spread over 10 acres of land and the institute block has a built up area of 90,000 sq. ft. which manifests the glint of architectural beauty. Located atop the ghat section on Calicut-Ooty-Mysore-Bangalore highway at Lakkidi, the land of greenery, spice scented breeze, mist clapped mountains, salubrious climate, hypnotizing scenic beauty, OSHM is just 55 kilometres from Calicut city. Every detail at the Institute has been designed to give students an atmosphere of learning and a feeling of being at home.