Ours is a country with a lot of potential in tourism and in the hotel industry. The reason is, compared to most other countries, the number of hotels or the tourists in the country are far less. Over the years there has been a rapid rise in the number of tourists coming to India. With them the demand for rooms have increased too. Growth in this sector has drastically improved the scope of employment in this field. The way things have taken an upward trend, the sector will continue to grow for a long time to come. With ease of business in the country, a good many international chain of hotels have opened shop in different cities and more are likely to follow suit.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in 10+2 from any stream from a recognized board or university. Duration of this course is 3 years.
More about the course
The hospitality and the tourism industry complement each other. One benefits the other. Through this course, students come to understand the working of the hotel and the tourism industry. They learn everything about managing a hotel from front office, housekeeping, pantry, catering, food, etc. Other than learning about hospitality they learn about managing tourism bureaus, conference centres and tourism agencies. The course also prepares you for a career in catering business, event management and setting up restaurants, etc. For success in this field one needs to have a pleasing personality, should be able to gel and talk with people and should have no qualms, serving guests and clients. If you are someone who is a connoisseur of good food, beverages, etc. then it helps. The course curriculum ensures that you get to visit hotels & resorts as part of your internship.
Once you pass this course, a plethora of jobs open up for you in hotels, motels, restaurants, inns, resorts, etc. Tourism bureaus, travel agencies and tourism related guest houses are some other places where you are readily accepted. You may get jobs in cruise liners and other similar services. Many even join the airline industry. Getting jobs in foreign countries like the Gulf region, are all too common. Tourism departments in the states and the centre absorb professionals from this field. Having your own set up or entrepreneurship, is very much possible in this field. You may even go for higher education like MBA or M.Sc.
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