Hospitality Education has emerged as driving force for developing economics therefore, these
economics recognized hospitality as a vehicle for their envisaged development and growth (Mill &
Morrison 1999) hospitality education in Nigeria system is a source of supply of skill labour to
hospitality and Tourism Industry over the years invoke concern, the main aim of this paper was to
get insight of present hospitality Education in Nigeria and to search various challenges and
opportunities faced the educational institutes, this study was undertaken through extensive study of
secondary data mainly literature review from various journals, magazines, newspapers, world
wide web and textbooks which evaluate the hospitality educational system, status of hospitality
education, perception about hospitality education and method of teaching hospitality education.
During the last" two decades, numerous hospitality educational institution have introduced
hospitality management education programs to cater for the diverse requirement of the industry in
Nigeria were anticipate including hospitality graduate, employment and leadership.
Keywords: Education, Hospitality, System, Perception, Tourism