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Career guide for Hotel management Graduates

  1. 1. IEC GROUPOF Career Guide for Hotel ManagementINSTITUTIONS Career Options in Hotel Management| IEC College
  2. 2. Career Options In Hotel ManagementHotels are amongst the most visible and important aspects of a countrys infrastructure. Hotelindustry is a closely linked one to the tourism industry. A number of factors like promotion oftourism and rapid industrial progress have given a boost to hoteliering. The recent liberalisationof trade and opening up of economy will further lead to revolutionary growth in this sector.Educational: Minimum qualification required to go for a course in hotel management is 10+2.For certificate, diploma and bachelors courses 10+2 is sufficient. Duration of certificate coursesis six months to one year. Bachelor and diploma courses are of duration one and half to threeyears. Those with graduation can go for post graduate diploma courses the duration of which isone year.Lots of lucrative and interesting openings are there for hotel management graduates in variousfields like: • Hotel & Restaurant management • Airline Catering and Cabin Services • Club management • Cruise Ship Hotel Management • Hospital administration and catering • Hotel and Tourism Associations • Institutional Management (supervising canteens in college, schools, in factories, company guest houses etc.) • Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping companies etc. • Hotel and catering institutes • Self employmentHotel & Restaurant Management: One can get placement in different categories of hotelsranging from Indian chain of five star properties such as Taj, Oberoi and Welcome group, to aninternational chain like Hyatt, Sheraton etc. One can get job in different department i.e. FrontOffice, House Keeping, Food and Beverage Service and Food Production according to their skilland Knowledge and their interest.Airline Catering and Cabin Services: Airline Industry is also a good option for the hotelmanagement students. One can join as an Air Hostess and Flight Stewards. Some of them canalso join as ground Staff or as Public Relationship officers. There is a training program forIEC Group of Institutions, Greater Noida
  3. 3. employees. The salary offered is around 25k for domestic airlines and 50k for internationalairlines. Cruse lines attract the students with greater package that can be up to 70 k according tothe experience they haveSelf Employment: Another option is Opening Own restaurants or working as consultants forbuilding up hotels or restaurants. They can also have their special decoration for themed partiesas contract services.Hotel and Catering Institutes: Teaching can also be option; they may join one of the privatecolleges after approx. 1 year of experience depending upon their academic performance. Initiallythey may join as assistant lecturer and within 2 years of teaching experience they are eligible forlecturer post. They salary structure is 10k in the starting and reaches up to 30 k, however, it mayvary from organization to organization.Club Management: A club manager runs a licensed club providing food, drink, entertainment,sporting and other amenities for members.Hotel and motel managers often work evenings, weekends and public holidays. Whether in asmall country motel or an international standard hotel, most managers are very hands on. Theyhave a high level of contact with the public and may have to deal with difficult guests and be oncall when problems arise.Cruise Ship Hotel Management: Individuals from a variety of hospitality backgrounds—particularly those with good sea legs—can find a variety of opportunities in cruise shipmanagement. Not only are there diverse job choices but also the chance to earn an income whiletraveling to exotic ports for free.From preparing gourmet meals to finding a guest a new room, each cruise ship manager plays acrucial role in ensuring the highest quality of service to customers. While their duties may notallow time to enjoy every Caribbean breeze or South American landscape that the ship finds,living in the equivalent of a five-star hotel for extended periods of time presents its own singularadvantages.Hotel and Tourism Associations: This associate degree program is for those students if youenjoy dining, traveling and making other peoples dining and traveling experiences enjoyable.You will learn how to provide the best possible experience, from a quick breakfast to anexpensive dinner or midnight snack and everything in-between. You must be able to make quickdecisions and be highly organized so everything runs smoothly.IEC Group of Institutions, Greater Noida
  4. 4. Institutional Management: This is also a good another option for hotel management studentsthat they can go in the field of Institutional Management by supervising canteens in college,schools, in factories. Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping companies : Students alsohave a option to go in catering departments of railways, banks, Armed forces and shippingcompanies.Here are some various Job portals which students can easily identify the various jobopportunities in Hotel Management: • • • • • Group of Institutions, Greater Noida