With holidaying and eating out becoming a second nature to people, hotel business – big or small – is proliferating. Demand for trained professionals has been constantly growing in this industry. Due to the increasing salary and improving nature of job, career in hotel industry is now a highly respected profession.
A job in the hotel industry is all about making others happy and comfortable. When you are able to spread happiness, it does boost your self esteem and self worth.
One can get placement in different categories of hotels ranging from Indian chain of five star properties such as Taj, Oberoi, Lalit, Leela Hotels & Palaces and Welcome group, to an international chain like Le Meridian, Intercontinental, Marriot, Kempinski, Hyatt, Sheraton etc. One can get job in different department i.e. Front Office, House Keeping, Food and Beverage Service and Food Production according to their skill and Knowledge and their interest.
2. Airline Industry
Airline Industry is also a good option for the hotel management students. One can join as an Air Hostess or Flight Stewards. Some of them can also join as Ground Staff or as Guest Relationship Executives. There is a training program for employees.
Cruiselines attract the students with greater package that starts from 70 k and above according to the experience they have and the opportunity to travel around the world while working.
4. Retail Sector
Retail sector has a wide range open for hotel management graduates. It includes job profiles like Mall GM, Mall Manager, Mall Executive Chef, Mall Chef, Housekeeping Manager etc.
Teaching can also be option; they may join hotel management colleges after approx. 2 years of experience depending upon their academic performance. Initially they may join as assistant lecturer and within 3 years of teaching experience they are eligible for lecturer post.
Another option is opening own Hotel, Restaurants or working as consultants for building up hotels or restaurants.
A student who has earned a degree, diploma and Masters in hotel management can also work in the below mentioned sectors:
- Public Sectors
- Event Management
- Club Management
- Hospital Administration and Catering
- Hotel & Tourism Associates