Career In Hotel Management

The hotel industry is a crucial part of the hospitality industry with a huge growth potential in the near future. The demand for hotel management professionals is already huge and is expected to grow more with the increasing number of hotels being set up in India and all over the world. Apart from its glamour, a career in hotel management has become lucrative and exciting, attracting more and more students to opt for it. Hotel management jobs include multiple skills like food and beverage service, front office Operation, sales and marketing, accounting, Production, Housekeeping etc.

We offer certificate, diploma or degree courses in hotel management. We expose our students to a broad range of courses covering the inter-related areas of the hospitality industry, by means of theoretical and practical work by regular periods of internship in recognized hotels, restaurants or related institutions. Students’ intellectual abilities are further developed through the general education. Unlike many traditional Institutes IEPS focuses heavily on developing applicable, professional skills, as well as the soft skills that are needed for Hotel management positions .The balance of practical work with theoretical management studies gives our students immediate access to jobs with top hospitality employers.

A hotel manager or hotelier is a person who handles the everyday function and management of a hotel. Larger hotels often have management teams, instead of individual managers, where each member of the group begins to specialize on a certain area of interest. The hotel management industry promises a bright future for anyone who wishes to take up a career in this segment. Hotels are amongst the most visible and important aspects of a country's infrastructure. Hotel industry is a closely linked one to the tourism industry. A number of factors like promotion of tourism and rapid industrial progress have given a boost to hoteliering. The recent liberalization of trade and opening up of economy will further lead to revolutionary growth in this sector.

Why Hotel Management as a Career??

  1. Excellent Salary Packages:

It is of no surprise that hotel management can give you what to desire. Hospitality sector ascertains a remunerative job which would just be fine and enough to take care of your expenses plus giving you opportunities for better growth ahead.

One of the top profiles under which a hotel management candidate can get handsome salary is of General Manager. A hotel manager is at the helm of supervising all of the activities in the Hotel. The second most remunerative job profile is of executive chef. Hotels and restaurants without a chef is a fish without water. So, perhaps that is one of the many reasons that chefs are paid well as the taste they provide to the customers speaks a lot about the quality and uniqueness of a hotels food. The salary packages also escalate as the years of experience keep on multiplying. This marks the very first reason behind opting for this course.

  1. Creative, Exciting and Unique Openings:

There are different job profiles and descriptions in the hospitality industry. This is surely one of those rare sectors which provide a platform to showcase innovative and out-of-the-box ideas. As there are some job profiles which constantly demand innovation, you will never feel that you are stuck in the monotonous circle. Some of the most creative and exciting job profiles under hotel management include.

  1. Chef/Sous Chef: Starting with the classic association with the course-Chef. Without a trace of doubt, cooking becomes the primal function of a chef but can you stay long in the race without infusing novel ideas? No. The more creative you are the better the growth. The fresher your idea, the more customers you are going to get.
  2. Sommelier:The perfect cocktail of wines does not appear on the menu if the sommelier is amiss. The concoction of wine and food is the exemplary outcome of sommelier’s efforts. The person (Sommelier) who has knowledge of all the wines has to have the avant-garde approach.
  3. Event Planner: Whether it is a wedding or a birthday party or even a little kitty party around the corner, each one of the organizers strives to become unique. Every part, every facet of our life is surrounded by the desire to stand out from the rest. The hotel management students can even start their own event management company or join one as event coordinator/planner. For an event to become the talk of the town, one needs to rack brains to come up with a unique and novel idea every time. In this way, it pushes one’s limits and raises the bar.
  4. Worldwide opportunity:

Just like business management, this sector also diminishes the territorial barriers. The scope of Hotel Management in India is a tinier reflection of the sector’s overall potential. The takeaway of this hospitality sector is that it subsumes the entire world. If a candidate has completed his/her hotel management degree, he/she can also work in other parts of the world. It opens the door for candidates through which they can settle their business/work in the coveted locations. Those who work in the hotel management get an opportunity to travel across exotic locations, at times even to their dream destinations and that too at the company expense.

  1. Dynamic Career:

Once a candidate starts working in the hotel management industry, he/she would come to know that what all options and opportunities are available within the sector. Suppose if a candidate has joined the hotel as a room service manager, he can also get shifted to the post of housekeeping manager. This way the working and functioning of the candidates keep on getting refreshed. This dynamism is intrinsic to the hotel management industry is rare to any other. By pushing the limits of the employees, the sector aids the overall development process.

  1. Flexible work hours:

 Being in an industry where you don’t have fixed time in a day is a daunting thing. But the best part about not having a fixed time period every day is that there are different shifts. So, being in the hotel industry brings an opportunity of working in flexible hours.

  1. Diversity:

Continually welcoming new guests to the hotel means each day is filled with different challenges and requests which keeps your working day interesting. Opportunities within hotel management are endless and to make the most of them you’ll need to be flexible. You could work for an independent or chain hotel, become a general manager or manage specific departments, and work in a variety of locations such as big cities or coastal areas. You’ll get to tackle new challenges every day and meet and make connections with people from all over the world.

  1. Job satisfaction:

 As a hotel manager your job is about people and you therefore need to be a people person. Your aim is to ensure that every guest’s stay is as pleasant and enjoyable as possible and that the highest standards of customer service are met. In short it’s your job to make people happy. Knowing that this has been successfully achieved through positive feedback and good reviews will bring you a great sense of job satisfaction and will spur you on to achieve even better results.

  1. Early responsibility:

Fast growth, on the job training and career development opportunities are excellent reasons to consider a career in hotel management. Hospitality is one of the few sectors where you can take early responsibility and achieve a management position at a relatively young age. Most importantly, be open to the idea that you can always learn more and surround yourself and your team with the right people to do this.

These reasons are just a precursor to a lot more this industry has to offer. To shape an exclusive and successful career, one needs to have a persuasive initiation. The theoretical syllabus of Hotel Management is more or less similar across various institutes; however, it is the practical exposure that makes a difference. Consequently, the key to a successful and exciting career in hotel management is choosing the right option as per your interest. With the assistance of a prestigious hotel management institute like IEPS, the candidates can surely reach the pinnacle of success.

Nowadays, Hotel Management as a career is becoming more and more popular due to the increase in demand, It is also becoming one of the most profitable and money-making industry which was already on boom in the west but India was not exposed to this Industry well before the last decade. This industry is creating 20% more job opportunities year after year and especially for young people with a lot of energy and enthusiasm for a new starts in their life towards building a career. Many people get confused that hotel management is related only to the hotel sector. No. It’s work. English communication skills are a must.

HOTEL MANAGEMENT SALARY EXPECTATIONS

 

We already know that Hotel Management offers a wide array of job opportunities after your graduation therefore based on the Geographical location, Types of Industry and Designation your salary will vary in this career option.

For example:- If you join the World’s best 7-star hotel like “Burj Al Arab” in Dubai then you could earn up to “8000 United Arab Emirates Dirham” which is equivalent to “1,49,252/month Indian rupees” or “2177.96 USD/month” as a “Restaurant Manager”.

So you could now be able to discover the potential of this job in financial terms therefore to reach that level you need to target the Geographies with the highest economies and demand for this career option like “The United Arab Emirates”, “ The United States of America”, “United Kingdom”,” China” etc. Some other famous places you can choose as an option like “Singapore”, “Thailand” “Malaysia”, “Switzerland”.

If you plan to perform your job within the home country then you could expect around 15-22k Indian rupees in the beginning as a fresher in India.


The students opting for hotel management career courses must have an affinity towards socializing and understanding the needs of the people. As far as tourism industry is concerned, attracting tourists from across the world definitely calls for quality hospitality. The main areas of work in a hotel are as follows

a very vast industry. It’s a hospitality sector that includes allied industries like a bank, hospitals, BPOs, call centers, financial firms, and stock markets and so on. So the first thing to remove from your mind is the idea that it is only related to hotels. This industry does not demand scholars but rather it demands smart people with practical knowledge about their subjects and a will to do hard work. English communication skills are a must. This industry does not demand scholars but rather it demands smart people with practical knowledge about their subjects and a will to do hard General Operations

  • Front Office
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Food & Beverage
  • House Keeping

 

  • General Operations departments include supervision, co-ordination and administration of all other departments as well as overall financial control.
  • Front Office is the centre of all activities. 
  • Sales & Marketing department keeps in touch with travel agents and tour operators as well as other potential corporate clients 
  • Food & Beverage department is the hub of the hotel industry and is responsible for all the food that is prepared and served in the hotel. 
  • Housekeeping department has a responsibility to make sure that all rooms are kept in order and all the needs of the guests are met.

 

  • Education Guide

 A person aspiring to get into the field of Hotel management has to obtain one of the following degrees or any other related courses to become a certified profession.

 

 

  • 10th / +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the majors are eligible for these programs:-

 

Sr.no.

Options after 12th

Duration

1.

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

3 YEARS

2.

BHM – Bachelor of Hotel Management

4 YEARS

3.

BBA in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

3 YEARS

4.

Diploma in Hotel Management

1 YEAR

5.

Certificate Course in Institutional Hospitality Management

6 MONTHS

 

 

  • Graduate with any group as the majors are eligible for these programs:-

 

Sr.no.

Options after Graduation

Duration

1.

M.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

2 YEARS

2.

MHM – Master of Hotel Management

2 YEARS

3.

MBA in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

2 YEARS

4.

·         Post Graduate Diploma

1 YEAR

5.

Certificate Course in Institutional Hospitality Management

6 MONTHS

 

 

Job Opportunities and Job Roles:



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
  • Forest Lodges
  • Guest Houses
  • Institutional Management
  • Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping companies etc.
  • Hotel and catering institutes
  • Self employment
  • Guest/ Customer Relation Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
  • Kitchen Management/ Housekeeping Management Trainee in Hotels
  • Flight Kitchens also offer opportunities for career building
  • Executive multi skilled in Fast Food Chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering Executives
  • Faculty in Hotel Management/ Food Craft Institutes
  • Cabin Crew in National and International Airlines
  • Catering Officer or Chef in Cruise lines
  • Marketing/ Sales Executive in Hotel
  • Executive in Tourism Development Corporations and Resort properties
  • Self employed entrepreneurs

 

Career Path in Hotels

 

Kitchen

Food & Beverages Service

Front Office

House Keeping

Time

Executive Chef

Food &
Beverages
Manager

Front
Office
Manager

Executive
Housekeeper

7-10 Years

Sous chef

Restaurant
Manager

Assistant
Front Office
Manager

Assistant
Housekeeper

5-7 Years

Chef de parties

Senior Captain

Supervisor

Supervisor

3-5 Years

Commis

Associate

Executives

Associate

0-3 Yea

The Hospitality sector (Hotels, Tourism, Retail & Events) is growing rapidly. There are more than 4 lakh professionals required to manage these upcoming hotels. The hotel industry involves numerous verticals:

    • Hotel Management
    • Food & Beverage Service
    • Housekeeping & Facilities
    • Front Office Operation & Customer Relationship
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Human Resource & Training
    • Accounting.

There is also a huge potential for entrepreneurs to set up their venture – budget hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, retail stores, etc.

Courses in Hotel Management at IEPS

  • B.Sc. in Hotel Management  (3 Year)
  • Diploma in Hotel Management (1 Year)
  • Certificate in Hotel Management (6 Month)

Career Path in Hotels

 

KitchenFood & Beverages ServiceFront OfficeHouse KeepingTime
Executive ChefFood &
Beverages
Manager
Front
Office
Manager
Executive
Housekeeper
7-10 Years
Sous chefRestaurant
Manager
Assistant
Front Office
Manager
Assistant
Housekeeper
5-7 Years
Chef de partieSenior CaptainSupervisorSupervisor3-5 Years
CommisAssociateExecutivesAssociate0-3 Yea

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in hotel and hospitality services and management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a hotel and hospitality pro in months not years!
  • Study a hotel and hospitality course that was designed in conjunction with the hotel and hospitality industry
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor

 

 

 

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

  • Ieps Edu. International Institute of Hotel Management commences the admissions for the academic year 2020-21 from the month of January 2020.
  • Interested Candidates can apply or enquire through our website by means of the enquiry form or by means of a phone call.
  • Our Admissions officer will contact you and brief about the courses available based on your educational qualifications and preference and will fix an appointment for you to visit any of our offices across  India.
  • During your personal visit (along with parents/guardian), our Career guidance officer will brief you in detail about the various courses offered by our institution, our placement track records, importance of hotel management education, fees, amenities, etc.
  • Based on your eligibility, our officer will suggest the right course for you which will help you secure a successful career.