Hotel Management

About Hotel Management:


Hotel Management as a stream of management has gained prominence lately especially in the past decade and some of its success can be attributed to a booming tourism industry in India. Today, hotels are used not only for tourism but also for seminars and conferences. The students of hotel management must have a thorough understanding of different cultures, religions and places. It will help them understand the needs of different people as well. Increase in hotels and tourists all over the country has also resulted in the demand for trained people.

The hotel industry is a crucial part of the hospitality industry with a huge growth potential in the near future.The demand for hotel management professionals is already huge and is expected to grow more with the increasing number of hotels being set up in India and all over the world. Apart from its glamour, a career in hotel management has become lucrative and exciting, attracting more and more students to opt for it.

Hotel management jobs include multiple skills like food and beverage service, front office operation,sales and marketing, accounting etc. Many government colleges and private institutes in India offer certificate, diploma or degree courses in hotel management.

There are many exciting jobs opportunities for hotel management graduates with the increasing competition in the hotel industry. Since a hotel has many departments such as Operations, Front Office, Food and Beverages, Accounting, Sales and Marketing, Engineering/ Maintenance, Security etc. one can opt for a field of their liking and pursue a career and successfully grow in it.

Apart from jobs in Hotels and restaurants, hotel management diploma holders /graduates can find good jobs in:

  • Airline Catering (flight kitchen) and Cabin Services
  • Club management
  • Cruise Ship Hotel Management
  • Hospital administration and catering
  • Hotel and Tourism Associations (for eg: state tourism development corporations)
  • Hospitality services in the Indian Navy
  • Hospitality services in various MNCs
  • Forest Lodges
  • Guest Houses, resorts
  • Kitchen Management (in hotels or running canteens in college, schools, in factories, company guest houses etc.)
  • Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping companies etc.
  • Hotel and catering institutes (as a management trainee/ marketing or sales executive)
  • Self employment (as an entrepreneur)