Many opportunities and high salaries in Hotel management field | Hotel management courses

August 2nd, 2010| Education.

Many opportunities and high salaries in Hotel management field | Hotel management courses

If you are interested in making others feel happy, offer good food and know their wellness. Then, hospitality field is offering good career opportunities for you. Hospitality field is spreading rapidly in India because of entry of international hotel groups and commonwealth games.

Hotel management is one of the fields that are facing the deficiency of efficient and skilled human resources. According to the statistics of Indian Tourism Ministry, there is necessity of more than two lakh hotel management graduates per year. Presently, only 18,000 candidates are passing out with hotel management degree. On the other hand, employment opportunities have risen due to entry of international hotels. Hence there is an increasing demand for hotel management course in hospitality field.

Those who have done hotel management course can have many employment opportunities in various companies from BPOs to shipping companies. This field can be categorized into four aspects. They are food production, food and beverage services, front office and house keeping. Food production jobs are very much attractive till recent days. Now front office jobs and food and beverage services jobs have reached that place. Since many companies are getting into service fields, many numbers of candidates are giving preference for front office jobs. Less stress and convenient office timings are cutting edge of front office jobs in comparison with food production jobs.

Communication and managerial skills that are required by front office executives will also be useful in other fields also. Customer relations, business development, human resource duties, sales and marketing capabilities are important for front office jobs. Due to focus on these aspects in the course, banks, hospitals, telecom companies, BPOs are also recruiting hotel management graduates.

What is the salary ranges for hotel management?

When compared to other departments, salaries of food production department will be high. Even general manager level candidates can also get good salaries. Fresher who have completed hotel management course recently can have the jobs as management trainees in hotels. Stipend will be of Rs. 7,000 per monthly at minimum. After completion of trainee period, starting salary would be at least Rs. 20,000. Salaries might be a bit more in BPOs. 40% of the students of hotel management course are showing interest towards other fields. Hence there is deficiency of employees in this field. As a result, hotels are now ready to offer attractive salaries.

Different types of hotel management courses:
There are many institutes offering hotel management course in Andhra Pradesh. ‘Institute of hotel management, catering technology and applied nutrition (IHM)’ is a renowned institute for hospitality and hotel management courses. There are 24 branches nationwide for this institute, including Hyderabad. Joint Entrance Examination will be conducted for the admission into B. Sc hospitality and hotel administration course offered by this institute. Many numbers of private institutes are also offering different courses in hotel management.

Some famous hotel groups are also conducting training institutes.

For intermediate candidates and graduates, short termed and long termed courses are available. Those who have completed tenth class can go for craftsmen course. Those who have completed intermediate with English as compulsory subject can join B. Sc Hotel Management course. In the case of other courses, eligibilities will be prescribed based on its duration and features.