Career In Hotel Industry


If you are best at what you do, then there are no boundations on opportunities. Some students have a notion that hotel industry has no scope but it’s not the case at all. Infact with the increasing level of globalization, hotel industry is amongst the fastest growing industries in the country. India is a land of scenic beauty and therefore attracts tourists from all over the world and the growth of hotel industry is directly fueled by the tourism. So the hotel industry has to grow. Moreover the job opportunities are not limited to India only but you can also excel internationally also. Just like any other technical job this field also has some prerequisite criterias that you need to fulfill.

Hotel industry is very vast and you can choose from any of the following streams to carve out a niche for yourself.

• Food and beverage
• Housekeeping
• Accounting
• Marketing
• Recreation and other services
• Computer applications
• Financial management
• Maintenance
• Security
• Fire fighting
• Public relations

Eligibility Criteria:

You can make into the hotel industry via many paths. You can do a course from a reputed hotel group and start working in their chain or you can also give the common entrance test after your graduation. Moreover every hotel has its own selection criteria and procedure for which they conduct a separate entrance exam and interviews and group discussions.


Initially when you get into hotel industry the pay scale may not seem to be very alluring but rest assure if you have it in you there is no stopping you from making it big. You may end up getting 6 figure packages after you have attained some serious experience.



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4 Responses to “Career In Hotel Industry”

  1. 4

    around how much salary r we going to get in starting after master degree in hotel management….nd is there any scope for getting jobs in foreign country……mummy papa wants me to be an engineer i m in 12th with non med ……mummy papa ko kaise manaau? Does 12th board marks given any sort of weightage for entrance

  2. 3

    Iam a student of commerce stream.passed 10+2 with 54.2% i can do H.M?is there any future security for me?

  3. 2
    Govind Sethi:

    I have just completed my mba last year in oct 2009.
    I have done my mba as marketing major & finance as minor.
    From past 1 month im working with a stock broker co. but my main aim is to join a fmcg co. or to do some other course after mba
    can u suggest me something
    i have interest in hotel mgt line also

  4. 1
    Madhur Sharma:


    I want to do such a course which can make my career in the hotel industry in the client servicing or pr department. I am a senior secondary pass out with arts as my subject. I am 24 years old. I dropped my graduation. I was wondering if doing a BHM from IHM along with a diploma course in pr would be the right desicion. Please guide. Any help is much appriciated.