HOTEL MANAGEMENT AND ITS CAREER
Hotel Management is a combination of various skills like management, marketing, human resource development, financial management etc. It is also responsible for employing, managing and paying to the various staff.
Hotel management has wide number of opportunities worldwide. This hotel industry is becoming global. As these days, the owners of the hotel are opening many number of hotels in big and small cities, these increases the job opportunities of the hotel management professionals.
There are multiple job profiles for the hotel management professionals according to candidate education and the work experience. In some top hotels, they will ask for the hotel management professionals only, in normal hotels they will ask only graduation to manage the hotels. Candidate can go for the hotel management course after the completion of 10+2 offered by many colleges/ institutes. To get admission to the course, the candidate should have completed 10+2 with 50% marks in the under graduation or they can go for the diploma in hotel management.
Many colleges/institutes offer these hotel management courses along with the 100% placement. Indian Hotel management institutes conduct some entrance exams to get admission in to the various streams of hotel management. The candidate who wish to do higher studies in hotel management can do Master in hotel Management. To do master in hotel management, the candidate should have completed his/her graduation in BHM.
Advantages and Disadvantages
According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, India is 18th popular business travel destination and in next couple of years it would in top five. The advantage is, large numbers of hotels are opening in small and big cities. By these many people are getting jobs and the unemployment in the country is decreasing. The Disadvantage is, working long hours, rude responses from the customers, etc are some of the drawbacks in hotel industry.
Different profiles/Roles in Hotel Management
There are so many profiles/ roles in the hotel management. Here are some few roles
- General Managers
- Resident Managers
- Front office Managers
- Convention Services Managers
- Executive Housekeepers
Hotel Management industry is only for talented management professionals who can show their ability and capability even in the tough situation to solve the problems. Some customers coming to the hotels will be very rude and the one who manage the hotel has the ability to manage this kind of customers in a good manner. A job in the hotel industry is all about making the people happy and comfortable.