Hotels are one of the most obvious and important aspects of a country’s infrastructure and also connected with the tourism industry. The variety of experience in hotel management is greater than the experience acquired from any other profession because the industry has a combination of various skills like management, food and beverage service, sales and marketing, housekeeping, accounting etc. So, the hotel management is always been a hot and lucrative career options among the students. As globalization hit us the housekeeping industry grows itself to the Global presence. Continuous increase in corporate activity, heading to greater number of business trips and the desire to travel on holidays has made the hotel industry a very competitive and fast growing sector.
COURSES, DURATION & ELIGIBILITY:
There is large number of courses available in the hotel management field. The student can choose the course as per his academic qualifications. For bachelor’s degree course, the course duration is 3 years. For Diploma or Master’s degree course, the course duration is 2 years. The detailed list of the courses is given below:
There are also various short-term courses conducted by ministry of tourism, to encourage the students for self-employment.
FUTURE SCOPE & CAREER:
After completing the course there are various job opportunities for the student to work with large hotel chains including the ITC group, Tata group for taj hotels & palaces, Oberoi hotels, Hilton group etc. There is a huge demand of skilled professionals in the merchant navy and cruise ship. So if you are looking for a career in hotel management then, it might be a life changing decision, but choose the best institute because the chances of employment is generally higher from the top institute. After pursuing courses in this field, there are ample of job opportunities are waiting for you in various areas such as Airline Catering, cafeteria, Cabin Services, Cruise Ship Hotel Management, Club management Hotel and Tourism Associations, Hospital administration and catering, Forest Lodges, Hospitality services in the Indian Navy, Guest Houses, resorts, Kitchen Management Catering departments of railways, shipping companies etc.