The course of Hotel Management as a career choice for students has become very popular in most parts of our country. The reason behind this is that students in search of exciting job opportunities and global career span are opting for this course instead of traditional courses.
Today Hotel Management is a glamorous profession and also offers a bright future. The rapid growth and promotion of Tourism, Catering, Hotel sector have resulted in huge job prospects for Indians. The boom in the Hospitality industry (propelled by foreign & domestic tourism) has created the demand for well-trained quality personnel. This has not only led to a mismatch in terms of hotel room supply and demand but also in terms of professionals required to
As one graduates from a Hotel Management Institute, one can choose careers in Hotels, Airlines, Clubs, Cruise Ships, Hospital Administration & catering, Institutional Management(supervising canteens in college, schools, in factories, company guest houses etc.), Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, catering institutes and Self-employment. Even Banks, FIIs, Insurance and Retail sector prefer these hospitable, groomed, communicable and highly service-oriented professionals for their industries, thus opening multiple job opportunities for these students both in Hospitality &Related Industries – nationally and internationally.
Moreover, with globalisation gaining acceptance with more and more countries, the hotel management industry is truly booming globally. As hotel chain owners are opening new hotels in various big and small cities, requirement for trained hotel management professionals is huge. Although considered one of the most glamorous careers, hotel management requires professionals who can keep their cool even in the most challenging situations.
Students of hotel management should have strong communication skills, reasoning skills, numerical aptitude and pleasing personality. Therefore, if some candidate is lacking in these skills, he/she must get them in him.
India is being considered as one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Tourism contributed 6.9% to our country’s GDP in 2015 and almost 8.7% of the employment. And this sector is expected to grow tremendously, roughly 7.5% of our GDP by 2025.
“True hospitality is welcoming the stranger on his/her own terms. This kind of hospitality can only be offered by those who’ve found the centre of their lives in their own hearts.”