Currently, our alumni are working in Russia, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bhutan, Nepal, etc. You will find our Alumni working as managers, supervisors, and entrepreneurs in the hospitality and tourism industry. Their employers range from Indian establishments to large multi-national hotels and resorts. The cardinal part of the hospitality industry is wide employment opportunities. Moreover, with globalization gaining acceptance with more and more countries, the hotel management industry is truly becoming global.
India is country with vast potential for hotel business, as hotel chain owners are opening new hotels in various big and small cities; requirement for trained hotel management professionals is huge. Although considered one of the most glamorous careers, hotel management requires professionals who can keep their cool even in the most challenging situations.
Hotel management graduates’ employment avenues can include Hotel & Restaurant management, Cruise Ship Hotel management, Hotel, and Tourism Associations, Airline Catering and Cabin Services, Club management, Forest Lodges, Guest Houses amongst others. Expansion of global travel industry and aviation industry is expected to boost hotel industry in next couple of years.
India not only has a mismatch in terms of hotel room supply and demand but in terms of professionals required to manage hotels. Whereas the demand is much higher than the existing hotel rooms across all categories, India is facing acute shortage of trained hotel staff. The situation in the 19th Commonwealth Games in Delhi shows the real picture wherein owing to the dearth of trained hotel management professionals, things were in a sad state of affairs. Job prospects for hotel management graduates are expected to grow as new hotels would come up in next couple of years thanks to promotional offers from the government. The shortage of trained human resource in the hotel industry is advantageous for hotel management graduates who can bargain for a high salary.
The current state of hotel industry shows that India is being seen as a lucrative destination for hotel chains looking for growth. 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. With a shortage of hotel rooms, the dearth of trained hotel management professionals, a lot needs to be done. With incentives coming from the Government of India, real estate developers and hoteliers are trying to build new hotels which would further the supply and increase the job opportunities for young hotel management graduates.
International Brands - Hilton hotel chain, Ramada hotel chain, Hyatt hotel chain, La Quinta hotel chain, Marriott hotel chain, Radisson hotel chain, Days Inn hotel chain, Best Western hotel chain, etc. offer attractive career options for hotel management graduates.