Jobs in Hospitality Sector

By: Gurleen kour

The Indian market is growing rapidly. The growth of the Indian economy is directly proportional to the industries or different sectors prevailing in the country. It is because of their development, which has lead to the country’s status from underdeveloped to a developing nation. The various sectors contributing to the growth graph are Education, Information Technology, Hospitality, Textile industry, Export- Import sector, Automobile, healthcare, etc. Out of all these Hospitality is the sector, which has the job of sustaining the traditional heritage of the country.

Hospitality sector of any country corresponds to the warmth and the support provided by the companies or private entities to help the foreigners or visitors in locating their destinations. The people employed in the hospitality sector are entitled with the job responsibilities of providing the best possible services to the people, who are mainly visitors or foreigners, and are in seek of comfort and hospitality in an unknown place. The hospitality sector of any country goes hand in hand with the travel and tourism sector of the country. The season, in which the business is on peak for tourism industry, same is time, in which hospitality sector observes high business growth and new clients and projects.

Some of the jobs in the hospitality sector, which a person aiming for a future in hospitality sector can opt for are:

 Management trainee in big hotels or other allied hospitality organisations
 Guest relation executive/ Customer relation executive
 House keeping staff/ kitchen management
 Staff in the flight kitchen
 Multi skilled executives in fast food chains
 Catering executives for hospitals and institutions
 Working as a faculty in hotel management institutions, or other food learning course providers
 Cabin crew or hospitality staff in airlines, national and international both
 Client executives at resorts and other tourist destinations
 Sales or marketing executive at hotels

For doing a job in the hospitality sector, the candidate needs to have completed any of the following qualification requirements:

 Trade diploma course for a year in-

 Bakery and confectionary
 Hotel reception and book keeping
 Restaurant and counter service

 Diploma for three years in Hotel Management
 Four year Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
 B Sc. in Hotel Management
 BA in Tourism and Hospitality Management
 PG Diploma in International trade
 M Sc. in Hospitality Administration
 6 Months certificate course in Hotel and Catering Management

Hotel industry is basically divided into public and private sectors, which are handled by public and private sector. Some of the top most players in the hospitality sector of the country, where one can apply for job and seek for a promising career, are:

Public/ government sector hotels:

ITDC Hotels: some of the hotels under ITDC are

• Hotel Ashok, Delhi
• Ashok Yatri Niwas
• Khajuraho Ashok
• Bharatpur Forest Lodge
• Temple Bay Ashok Beach Resort, Mamallapuram
• Hotel Qutub, Delhi

Hotel Corporation of India:

• Centaur Hotel, Delhi Airport, Delhi
• Centaur Lake View Hotel, Srinagar

Private sector hotels:

• Taj group of hotels
• Asian Hotels
• ITC Hotels
• Radisson Hotel and Resorts

The major job responsibility of a person in hospitality sector is to provide and comfort and satisfaction in the services provided by the hotel or the restaurant. The hotel managers or employees are supposed to maintain and hence sustain the tradition of the country. The food and the cultures of the society are to be sustained by the services provided by these hospitality organisations. The job of a person in the hospitality sector is very accountable as they are possible the people whose services impression are carried by the foreigners and thus form an image about the respective country or state.

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Gurleen writes on behalf of, the no.1 job portal in India.She writes on topics like Hotels jobs, Jobs and increasing work concentration.

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