Career in India Hotel Industry

Due to globalization of India?s hotel industry, the demand for well-qualified individuals too has grown tremendously. There are a host of career paths in India?s hotel industry including hotels, resorts, restaurants, motels etc.

Why career in Hotel Industry?

According to a survey conducted by Deloitte, the growth in India?s hotel industry has recently reported tremendous boom. A boom in Indian tourism industry has propelled the growth of Indian hotel industry. India?s hotel industry is thriving due to an increase in business opportunities and foreign and domestic tourism. In the year 2006, the Indian hotel industry earned revenues of INR604.32 billion. In recent years government is giving special emphasis to boost hotel industry in India. It is estimated that the employment opportunities in hotel industry in India will increase to 15 million by 2010.

Pre-requisite for career in Hotel Industry

With the growing demand for well-trained professionals in Indian hotel industry, it has become mandatory to receive formal training in the hotel industry. The eligibility criteria for hotel industry courses at the undergraduate level is 10+2.For courses at postgraduate level; the eligibility is graduation in any discipline with 50% for general category and 45% for SC/ST students. Duration of these courses may vary from 1 year to 3 year depending on the course.

The various courses of hotel industry would help in making students more confident. It gives a lot of essential information i.e. food and beverage operations, Accommodation operations, food costing, personality development, basic etiquettes etc.Apart from the professional degree, the hotel industry places great emphasis on excellent communication skills, good presentation skills, good listening skills, teamwork skills etc

Available Career Opportunities in Hotel Industry

  • Food and Beverage: - Food and beverage department is responsible for maintaining high quality of food, food costing, managing restaurants, bars etc. This department offers many positions to students i.e. food and beverage manager, chef, steward, restaurant hostess, bartender etc.
  • Housekeeping: - Housekeeping department is responsible for keeping the hotel neat and tidy. Housekeeping department requires floor supervisors, executive housekeeper, room attendants, etc.
  • Front office: - Front office department is responsible for making room reservations, providing money exchange front office manager, Lobby executive, reservation agents, receptionists, bellboys etc.
  • Sales and Marketing: - Sales and Marketing department is responsible for selling the hotels? facilities by keeping in touch with travel agents and tour operators.

Employment opportunities in Hotel Industry

There are sample employment opportunities in Indian hotel industry. Well trained hotel industry professionals are required in five star hotels, clubs, airlines, cruise ships, catering departments in banks, industry canteens, hospitals and teaching departments of hotel industry institutes. Students can also secure a job in India?s best hotels i.e. Taj Mahal, Oberoi, Taj palace, Radisson, Le-meridien etc.

List of various hotel industry job websites are:

www.careerkhazana.com
www.hotelnaukri.com
www.placementindia.com
www.hotelexecutive.com

Where to study?

List Of Hotel Industry Colleges, Institutions and Universities

Name

Phone

E- Mail / Address/Website

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOTEL MANAGEMENT AND CATERING TECHNOLOGY 

Library Avenue, Pusa Complex, New Delhi ? 110012

Library Avenue, Pusa Complex, New Delhi ? 110012

Email: nchm@vsnl.com  
http://www.nchmct.org

VALLEY VIEW INTERNATIONAL

Phone: 08252 ? 571101

Manipal ? 576119

Email: office.wgsha@manipal.edu  

THE MAULANA AZAD EDUCATIONAL TRUST'S 
Institute of Hotel Management 

Phone: 0240 ? 2381104, 2381113 

(In collaboration with Taj Hotels Resorts and Places) 
Rauza Places), Rauza Bagh, Aurangabad, Maharashtra ? 431001 

INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED MANAGEMENT 
Hotel Management College 
 

Phone: 23377726, 23596065 

Admin. Off: AE 486, Salt Lake City 
Kolkata ? 700064 
Campus: AN Block, Salt Lake City, Kolkata ? 700058

Email: iamcal@vsnl.net   

ORIENTAL SCHOOL OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT 

Ph: 0495 ? 2740778/ 2740217 

Admin. Off: 29/924, Aimaz Building, Kotooli, Calicut ? 673016, Kerala 

Email: koz_oshm@sancharnet.in  
http://www.orientalschool.com

OBEROI CENTER FOR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT 

7, Sham Nath Marg, Delhi ? 110054, INDIA 

Email: careers@eit-india.com

LAKSHYA BHARTEE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT 

Tel: 55155113

Mobile: 9810820369 

B-98, Pushpanjali Enclave, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura, Delhi-43 

RAM INSTITUTE OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT & CATERING TECHNOLOGY 
 

Tel: 2749500 (M) 9412058500 

59/3, Rajpur Road, Dehradun 24800

AICMS RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS SCHOOL 
(Hotel/Tourism) 

Tel: 24386279

Adarsh Nagar, Opp. Adarsh Eng. School, PRABHADEVI, Mumbai ? 25 

MERIT SWISS ASIAN SCHOOL OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT 

Tel: 0423-2443601-06, 2442486 

22, Havelock Road, OOTY ? 643001 

Email: mief@meritworldwide.com  
http://www.meritworldwide.com

Acharya Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Ph:-0471-2329539,2323989

Bangalore , (Karnataka)
Ist stage, Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore

www.kittstour.org

All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pune

Phone : 020-2324199, 2324943

(Maharashtra)
55/56, Shivajinagar, Pune - 411 005

Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science and Management

Ph:-0141-2335487,2234216

Jaipur, (Rajasthan)
Ambabari Circle, Ambabari, Jaipur-302 023

www.maism.com

Asan Memorial Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Chennai

Phone : 044- 2246 1418, 2246 0216, 2246 0032
Fax: 044-2246 1335

(Tamil Nadu)
Velachery - Tambaram Road, Jaladampet, Chennai - 601 302

  http://www.asaneducation.com/

Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management

Ph:011- 26118280,26008280

M/o Tourism and Delhi Tourism 9, Nayaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021

Anjuman-I-Islam's A.K. Hafizka Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology 

Phone: 022-2265 2272 / 2263 2817
Fax: 022-2263 4685

Mumbai , (Maharashtra)
92, Dr. D.N. Road, Next to Times of India Building, Mumbai - 400 001  

http://www.anjumanihmct.org/  

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Phone: 080-5714338, 5714135

Bangalore , (Karnataka)
C/o ASC Centre and College, PO Agram, Bangalore-560007

http://www.aihmctbangalore.com/  

B.V (Bharti Vidyapeeth's) Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Phone : 020-24372761, 24372788

Pune , (Maharashtra)
Katraj - Dhankavdi, Pune 411043

Banarsidas Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Phone: 011-26826205
Fax: 011-26826231

New Delhi , (Delhi)
Chandiwala Estate, Maa Anandmai Marg, Kalkaji, New Delhi-110019

Blooms College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Phone: 040-23511948, 23516892

Hyderabad , (Andhra Pradesh)
12, Om Nagar, Lungar House, Hyderabad 8

Canan School of Catering & Hotel Management

Phone: 044 - 2487 2689, 2487 3189
Fax: 044 - 2477 0104

Chennai, (Tamil Nadu)
1/75, Poonamallee High Road, Nerkundram, Chennai - 600 107