Career In Hotel Management - Online Article

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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 liberalisation of trade and opening up of economy will further lead to revolutionary growth in this sector.

With increasing globalisation, career opportunities in this field are not only limited within the country but there are chains of hotels which operate internationally providing scope of a career abroad. It is a glamorous profession which has a bright future. With the growth of hotel industry propelled by foreign and domestic tourism and business travel, the demand for well trained quality personnel too has grown impressively.

The diversity of experience in hotel management is greater than in any other profession. Hotel industry involves combination of various skills like management, food and beverage service, housekeeping, front office operation, sales and marketing, accounting. Today, the rise in corporate activity (leading to greater number of business trips) as well as the wish to travel on holiday has made the hotel industry a very competitive one.


One can enter this field by direct entry or through hotel management institutes. For direct entry the vacancies are generally advertised in the newspapers and the minimum prescribed qualification is graduation with 50% marks.

Job Prospects and Career Options

A hotel consists main departments such as Operations, Front office, House keeping, Food and Beverages, Accounting, Engineering/ Maintenance, Sales and Security.


After completing the diploma or the bachelor's course, a graduate is usually taken as a trainee.

Hotel Management Colleges

Hotel Management is one of the best career options for students who are looking for better career and name/fame. With a huge competition for the top hotel management colleges entrance you need to stay prepared to get a entry in these institutes.Most of the best institutes are ranked based on the faculty, pedagogic systems, infrastructure and placements and depending on this the entrance is offered. Here is a list of top hotel management institutes in India.

NameAddress/LocationContact Details
Christ College,
Hosur Road,
Bangalore 560029
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Calcutta
P-16, Taratola
Road, Calcutta - 700 088
Ph: 033-4784218,
Fax: 033-4784281
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Ahmedabad
Govt. Polytechnic
Compound, Ahmedabad - 380 015
Ph: 079- 401339,
Fax: 079-6568017
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Chennai
CIT Campus, TTTI -
Taramani P.O., Chennai - 600 113
Fax: 044-22541615
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Bangalore
S.J. Polytechnic
Campus, Seshadri Road, Bangalore 560 001,India
Ph: 91-80-2226
2960, 91-80-2238 6763
Fax: 91-080-22268562
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Aurangabad
Dr Rafiq Zakaria
Campus, Rauza Bagh, Aurangabad 431 001, Maharashtra, India
Tel: 0240-238
1113, 0240-2381127
Fax: 0240-2381104
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Delhi
National Council
for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pusa New Delhi
Ph: 5751756,
5782799, 5781060, 5717411
Institute of Hotel
Management(IHM), Mumbai
Veer Sawarkar Marg,
Dadar (WR), Mumbai- 400 028
Fax: 022-4449779
WGSHA. ManipalValley View,
Manipal 576119
Ph: 08252-571101,
Fax: 08252-571327
Oberoi Centre,
7, Sham Nath Marg,
Delhi-110 054, India
Ph +91-11-2389

List of Other Institutions In India:


1.Institute of Hotel Management,Bhaijipura, Patia Adalaj, Kudasan, Gandhinagar –382 421 Tel.: 079-23276656/ 57 / 58 e-mail: ihmahd

2.Institute of Hotel Management,S.J.Polytechnic Campus, Seshadri Road,Bangalore – 560001 Tel.: 080-22262960 Fax: 080-22268562 e-mail:ihm@vsnl. Com

3.Institute of Hotel Management,1100 Quarters, Near Academy of Administration,Bhopal – 462016 Tel.: 0755-2464397 Fax: 0755-2468046 e-mail: ihmbh@

4.Institute of Hotel Management, Veer Surendra Sai Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751004 Tel.: 0674-2581864 Fax: 0674-2581241 e-mail: hospitalty

5.Dr.Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Sector 42 D, Chandigarh – 160036 Tel.: 0172-2604833 Fax: 0172-2611956 e-mail: ihmchd@sify. Com

6.Institute of Hotel Management, CIT Campus, TTTI-Tharamani, Chennai – 600113 Tel.: 044-22542029 Fax: 044-22541615

7.Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa Complex, New Delhi – 110012 Tel.: 011-25842429 / 25840147 Fax: 011-25843177 e-mail: ihmpusa

8. Delhi Institute of Hotel Management, Behind Lady Sriram College, Lajpat Nagar IV, New Delhi – 110024 Tel.: 011-26435883 / 26422174 Fax: 011-26214812

9.Institute of Hotel Management, Dara Gaon, Tadong Gangtok – 737102 Tel.: 03592-270735 Fax: 03592-222707 e-mail : ihmgangtok@rediffmail .com

10. Institute of Hotel Management, Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa – 403521 Tel.: 0832-2417252 Fax: 0832-2417209 e-mail: ihmgoa

11. Institute of Hotel Management, Village Bariar, GT Road, Gurdaspur – 143521 Tel.: 01874-222501 Fax: 01874-222502 e-mail: ihmgsp

12. Institute of Hotel Management, G.S.Road, Bhangagarh, Guwahati – 781005 Tel.: 0361-2452273 E-Mail: ihmctanghy @hotmail .com

13. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Applied Nutrition, Garhi Cantt. Near ONGC Helipad Dehradun-248001 Tel.: 0135-3257003 Fax:0135-2550271/2550272 E-Mail: ihm_ddn@hotmail .com

14. Institute of Hotel Management, Airport Road, Maharajpura PO, Gwalior – 474020 Tel.: 0751-2471477, 2471250 Fax: 0751-2471230 e-mail: ihmgwl@ sanchar

15. Institute of Hotel Management, F’ Row, Durgabai Deshmukh Colony, Vidyanagar, Hyderabad – 500007 Tel.: 040-27427569 Fax: 040-27427898 e-mail: ihm hyderabad@ rediff

16. Institute of Hotel Management, Near Bani Park Police Station, Sikar Road, Jaipur – 302016 Tel.: 0141-2202812, 2200402 Fax: 0141-2200402 e-mail: ihmjpr-jp1

17. Institute of Hotel Management, Govt. Polytechnic Campus, Jodhpur – 342001 Tel.: 0291-2616929, e-mail: sihm @rediff

18.Institute of Hotel Management, P-16, Taratola Road, Kolkata – 700088 Tel.: 033-24014218 / 24014353 Fax: 033-24014281 e-mail: ihmcal@

19. Institute of Hotel Management, Seed Farm, Sector G, Aliganj, Lucknow – 226024 Tel.: 0522-2326772 Fax:2221776 e-mail: ihm@

20. Institute of Hotel Management, Veer Sawarkar Marg, Dadar (W), Mumbai – 400028 Tel.: 022-24457241 / 24457242 Fax: 022-24449779 e-mail: mumcat@vsnl. Com

21. Institute of Hotel Management, Near Ramashish Chowk Opp. State Circuit House Hazipur ,Vaishali (Bihar) Ph: 06224- 274937; 275354 Fax: 276486

22. Institute of Hotel Management, “Lumpyngad”, Bishop Cotton Road, Shillong – 793001 Tel.: 0364-2501616 e-mail: msootingl@

23. Institute of Hotel Management, Kufri, Shimla – 171012 Tel.: 0177-2648322 Fax: 0177-2648208 e-mail: hmkufri

24. Institute of Hotel Management, Bouleward Road, Nehru Park, Srinagar – 190001 Tel.: 0194-2474828 Fax: 2474828 E-Mail: dnasa2001

25. Institute of Hotel Management, G.V.Raja Road, Kovalam PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695527 Tel.: 0471-2480283 E-Mail : ihmctkov@

26. Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management Sector 42-D Chandigarh-160036 Tel.: 0172-2609472 Fax:0172-2610037/2662740 E-Mail: fcichd@hotmail .com Webasite :

27. SRM Institute of Hotel Management, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram - 603203 Tamil Nadu Tel.: 044-27453147, 27453148 e-mail:

28. Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, 11, R.A. Lines, Dogra Mandir Lane, Meerut Cantt. (U.P.) Tel.: 0121-2643590, 2656096 e-mail:

29. Shri Shakti College of Hotel Management, Venus Plaza, Adjacent to Airport Exit Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad – 500016 Tel.: 040-27908585, 27908787, 66906504 e-mail: Website:

30. Oriental School of Hotel Management, Valley View, Lakkidi P.O. - 673576 Vythiri Taluk, Wayand (Kerala) e-mail:

Other Institute:

1. Academy of Culinary Education, Cidade de Goa Beach Resort, Vainguinim Beach, Goa-403 004.

2. AE & C.S. Maruti College of Hotel Management, 3rd Cross, Bangalore-27.

3. Ai-Ameen Arts, Science & Commerce College, Bangalore-27.

4. Anjuman-I-Islam's A.K. Hafizka Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, 92, D.N. Road, Next to Times of India Building, Mumbai-400 001, Maharashtra, Ph: +91-22-2265 2272/2263 2817

5. Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, C/O. ASC Centre (South) P.O. Agram, Bangalore-560 007 (only for children of service army personnel/regula army pensioner).

6. Blooms College of Hotel Management, 12, Om Nagar, Langar Houx, Hyderabad-8.

7. Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Hotel Management, Dr. D.Y. Vidyanagar, Sector-7, Nerul New Mumbai-400 706.

8. Faculty of Management Studies, Rohikhand University, Bareilly.

9. Garden City College of Science and Management Studies, No, 9, BCIF, Old Market Road, Doorvani Nagar, Bangalore-49.

10. Graduate School of Business & Administration, Opp-Alt Centre, R-13/8, Raj Nagar, Post Box No-5, Ghaziabad-1.

11. Hindustan Academy of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Ollanker, Bangalore-8.

12. Hotel Management College, AE-486, Salt Lake, Calcutta-64.

13. IIAS-School of Hotel Management, CD 52, Salt Lake, Calcutta-700 064.

14. Indian Institute of Business Management, Budha Marg, Patna-800 001.

15. Indian Institute of Hotel Management & Catering, 435, Old Station Bazar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa-751 006.

16. Indian Institute of Hotel Management (Assisted by the Taj Group of Hotels), Rauza Bagh, Aurangabad-1.

17. Indian Institute of Science and Management, IISM Campus, Pundag, Ranchi-834 004.

18. Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Sector 8, CBD, New Bombay-400 614.

19. Institute of Hotel Management & Catering, 191, Saharanpur Road, Patel Nagar, Dehradun, Khatyari, Almore, Uttar Pradesh.

20. Institute of Hotel Management, II R.A. Lines, Teh Mall, Meerut Cantt-250 001.

21. Institute of Hotel Management , Kufri, Shimla-171 012.

22. Institute of Professional Science and Professional Management, A, B, Scheet Circle, Mangalore-1.

23. International Institute of Hotel Management, EC 37, Salt Lake, Calcutta-700 064.

24. Kadankale Krishna Rao Memorial College of Hotel Management, Woodlands Hotel Complex, 5 Raja, Rammohan Roy Road, Bangalore-560 025.

25. Karnataka Valley College of Hotel Management, Pipe Line Road, Bangalore-86.

26. KLE Society, Nijalingappa College (Bangalore University), Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore-560 010.

27. Kodaikanal Christian College, Paradise Hill, Kodaikanal-624 104, Ph: 04542 242216/242216,

28. KPHRA Education Trust College of Hotel, Kaveri Continental, Kannimgham Road, Bangalore-1.

29. Maurya Institute of Hotel Management, No-9, Wheelers Road, Frazer Town, Bangalore.

30. Motimahal College of Hotel Management, Falnir Road, Management-1.

31. National Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management, Aurangabad-431 005.

32. NIPS School of Hotel Management, EC-98, Sector1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 064. Ph: 033-2358 6476, 2334 3079;

33. Niraj College of Hotel Management, Sadaat Manzil, ameerpet, Hyderabad-500 016.

34. NR Institute of Hotel Management, P.R. Palaya, Bangalore-72.

35. NRI Institute, No, 6, Papreddy Palya, Nagarabhavi, 2nd Stage, Bangalore-560 072.

36. Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development (Oberoi School of Hotel Management), 1 Sham Nath Marg, New Delhi-110 054.

37. Oriental School of Hotel Management, Valley View, Lakkidi-673576, Kerala.

38. People's Education Society, 50, Ft Road, Hanumantha Nagar, Bangalore-560 050.

39. Presidency College of Hotel Management, Shivajinagar, Bangalore-560 051.

40. Institute of Hospitality Management, N.13, Sainik Farms (South), New Delhi-110 062, Ph: 6569006, 6867827.

41. Ram Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, 59/3, Rajpur Road, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, ph: 91-135-2749500,

42. Razvi College of Catering Technology, Bandra (West), Mumbai-400 050.

43. RN Shetty College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology , No, 4, Kaviraja Marg, Bailappanavar Nagar, Hubli-29.

44. S, College of Hotel Management, B.E.M.L. Nagar, K.G.F. 563 115.

45. Sambhram Group of Educational Institutions, 28, 1 Main Road, Jayamahal Extention, Bangalore-560 046.

46. Saptagiri College of Hotel Management, Kavoor, Mangalore-575 015, Ph: 91-0824-481672 (7 lines),

47. Sarosh Institute of Hotel Administration (S.I.H.A), Pentagon Complex, Kankanady PO, Managalore.

48. Sarva North India Institute of Hotel Management, Gulmohar Complex, Zirakpur-Shimla Highway, Nr-Railway Crossing (Opp. Hotel Sunpark), Zirakpur, Punjab, Ph: +91-172-5070304, 3095748.

49. Shri Shakti College of Hotel Management, Venus Plaza, adjacent to Airport, Begumpet, Hyderabad-16.

50. Srinivas College of Hotel Management (Under Mangalore University), G.H.S. Road, Managalore-1.

51. Srinivas College of Hotel Management, GHS Road, Managalore-575 001.

52. SRM Institute of Hotel Management, 2, Veerasamy Street, West Mambalam, Chennai-600 033.

53. St. John's College of Hotel Management, Vijaya Nagar, Second Stage, Bangalore-11.

54. Subhalalkshmi Lakshpathy College of Science, T.V.R. Nagar, Madurai-625 022, Tamil Nadu.

55. Tjohn Institute of Hotel Management SG-4, Manipal Centre, 47 Dickenson Road, Bangalore-560 042.

56. Tirupude College of Social Work, Sadar, Nagpur.

57. Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Valley View, Manipal -576 119.

58. Indian Institute of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts,7 - 91/5, Nagendra Nagar, Habsiguda X Roads,Hyderabad - 7. Ph: 040 - 27154304, 27171591 Website:

Following Institutes in Tamil Nadu Conduct 3 year Degree Course in Hotel Management and Catering:

1. Bhaktha Valsum College of Women, Korattur, Madras-81

2. Cheran Arts and Science College, Kakayam, Periyar

3. Jaya J College of Science, Old Pallavaram, Madras

4. MGR College, Hosur-9.

5. MGR Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Madras-87.

6. PGP College of Arts & Science, Namakal, Salem District

7. Punga College of Arts & Science, Babu Rajendra Prasad Road, West Mambalam, Madras-33.

8. Sapttagiri College of Engineering Chinna Swami Street, Dharmapuri-636 701.

9. SNR Sons College, Avarampalayam, Coimbatore-16.

10. Sreeram Institute of Hotel Management, Madras.

11. Star International Academy of Hotel Management, Greems Road Madras-6.

12. VJP College of Catering Technology & Hotel Management, Narayanagar, Tiruchirapally-3.

International Reference:

1. Chefs de Cuisine Association of America, 155, East 55th Street Suite 302B, New York, NY-10022.

2. Culinary Institute of America, 433, Albanya Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499, 1200 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036.

3. IHTTI School of Management Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland. Head Office: IHTTI, Box 4006, Basel, Switzerland.

4. Le Cordon Bleu (London) 114, Marylebone Lane, London W1M 6HH.

5. Swiss Hotel Association Hotel Management School, LES ROCHES, CH-3975 Bluche-Crans-Montana, Valais-Switzerland.

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