Tirupati: A world class ‘Tourism and Hospitality University’ will come up in Tirupati soon, a top Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation official said.

The proposed university would be built on Public-Private Partnership basis in 50 acres in the temple city, APTDC Director Himanshu Shukla said.

A top University in Switzerland has come forward to act as mentor and render its best services for the development of the Tourism and Hospitality University here, he said. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was keen to develop the varsity on par with international ones, the official said.

Official level talks were also on with same Swiss university for a partnership with the proposed Hospitality Varsity, he said.