There are a lot of employment avenues for trained Hotel Management professionals in hospitality industry verticals like – hotels, cruise ships, catering departments in railways, airlines, banks or armed forces, airline cabin service, resorts, entertainment sectors and tourism department.
The key positions where the hotel management graduates are employed are Operations, Housekeeping, Front Office, Accounting, Food & Beverages, Food Production, Engineering/Maintenance and Security.
Some of the top notch hotel groups in India are – Taj Group, Le Meridian, Fortune Park, Oberoi, Ambassador and Clarks; to name a few.
Graduates from premier Hotel Management colleges such as IHM get a good starting salary of around INR 20,000. In addition to the salary, these jobs offer attractive perks and benefits with a glamorous lifestyle.
Skills sets needed
Individuals with a friendly and extrovert attitude are a best fit for this profession. Good communication, planning and organizing skills are an additional plus. One should have a keen interest in food, travel and lifestyle.