5 myths about Hotel Management careersEditorial Team134|0Last Updated:11:51 am, June 21, 2012
The Hospitality industry is a hot career option for students. However, there are a few misconceptions about the career that students should be aware of before taking a course in Hotel Management.
MYTH #1: It’s all about cooking and drinking
Reality: Hotel Management is not about enjoying food and having fun. It’s a serious business wherein experts from hotel industry teach the culinary part of food and beverage industry.
MYTH #2: It is open for only those students who are not good in academics
Reality: Academics have nothing to do when it comes to choosing hotel management as a career option. Instead it totally depends upon an individual’s choice of interest. In addition, students are admitted on the basis of entrance exam that are quite competitive.
MYTH #3: One has to start from low grade jobs
Reality: Hotel Management work life begins with basic job that takes an individual closer to guests and customers which enables to experience real job situation and prepares to handle tougher situation in coming future.
MYTH #4: Growth is less in this field
Reality: This is entirely false as this field is one of the fastest growing industries in India since people are spending more money on food industry.
MYTH #5: Opportunities are very few in hotel management
Reality: The truth is lot of opportunities are available in this field like airlines, travel and tourism, restaurants, railway catering, private/ public sector and so on.
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