Hotel Management & Catering Technology
The world of hospitality continues to expand. It is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, and will create over 80 million new jobs over the next ten years. The travel and tourism sector will account for one in nine jobs by the year 2026. A hotel manager needs to know the current industry trends. They are aware that their hotel needs to evolve and change in order to stay current.
Hotel Management is a three or four year study program which trains students to work in hospitality service establishments in areas such as hotel administration, hospital, airline, cruise line, and MNCs, especially in the food service, food preparation, marketing, etc. The course prepares students to enter the world of hospitality as leaders and managers with a strategic approach to business. Further, education and professional training gained in the field of Hospitality services enable the students to become entrepreneurs in the hospitality service as well. It combines management theory with hands-on hospitality courses, professional internships and a business specialization.
The objective of the course is to develop the basic skills of the students who will be working in the hospitality industry in the near future. These skills can be related to food and beverage preparation, food and beverage service, front office operations and housekeeping operations.
Apart from that, the course also focuses on developing personal skills of the students. An aspirant with a good personality is always preferred in the industry. For students interested in the field of food and beverage, the course also aims to provide the basic knowledge in hygiene, food safety & nutrition in line with international standards.
Lots of lucrative and interesting openings are there for hotel management graduates in various fields like:
- Hotel & Restaurant management
- Airline Catering and Cabin Services
- Club management
- Cruise Ship Hotel Management
- Hospital administration and catering
- Hotel and Tourism Associations
- Guest Houses
- 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 employment