As a Hotelier, you will ensure efficient and profitable operations and maintain quality standards of a hotel, resort, or any type of premises that has accommodations.

What do Hotel Managers do?

Hotel Managers oversee the employees and departments of a hotel or lodging property. They design strategies to ensure guest satisfaction and develop business plans to maximise revenue.They are also responsible for maintaining and uplifting the reputation of the business by developing marketing and promotional activities.

What does a typical day at work involve?

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  • Checked Meeting with clients and handling customer complaints and queries
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  • Checked Participating in operational meetings with the senior management
  • Checked Managing budgets and maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Checked Planning maintenance work and events
  • Checked Promoting and marketing the business

What are the job roles available in Hotel Management ?

Manage and train front office executives and other staff at the front desk to ensure maximum guest satisfaction
Responsible for supervising the entire operations of a restaurant from the planning menu to handling customer complaints
Convention and service managers reserve conference rooms for meetings conferences and conventions or other events and coordinate their services
General Managers in hotels oversee entire operations of the business and its organisational activities

How to become a Hotel Manager ?

Step 1
Take any stream at plus level

No particular stream is mandatory at plus two level for admission in to hotel management courses.

Note : Commerce Stream

Choosing Commerce stream may help you to get a basic understanding about the management course.

Step 2
Take B.A./B.B.A./B.Sc. in Hotel Management or BHM

There are various Bachelor degrees are available at the UG level in this field. You can either for three year bachelor degrees such as B.A/B.B.A/B.Sc. in Hotel Management or Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) which is of four year duration.

Note :

You can pursue diploma course in Hotel Management

Step 3
Take MA/MSc/MBA in Hotel Management or MHM

After completing UG you can go for Master’s degree courses such as MBA or MHM to get in to Administrative level positions and teaching. The duration of the courses will be of two years.

Hotel Management Colleges

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Requirements for masters in hotel management

Requirements for admission into a PG course in one of the top institutions to help you get an overall picture

India( from Institute of Hotel Management , New Delhi For MSc in Hospitality Administration)

  • Bachelor's degree- B.Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • On the basis of NCHMCT JEE ( National Council For Hotel Management And Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination)
  • Personal Interview at campus

Foreign( Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management from Les Roches, Global Hospitality Education,Switzerland )

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject
  • One academic reference letter
  • Signatory lettr
  • English Language Proficiency :Over all Score of 6.0 in IELTS and minimum of 5.5 In Each Component or 80 in TOEFL
  • A phone or personal interview before admission

To see the entrance exams, scholarships and UG admission details, click here

Skills Required

Communication Skills

The most successful in the hospitality business are those with excellent communication skills. They can communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Technical Skills

A great hospitality employee has good computer skills and is familiar with a wide range of technological applications that are used within the industry.

Interpersonal Skills

To be successful in hospitality, one must have top-notch interpersonal skills, as the very nature of the business is to provide spectacular customer service.

Leadership skills

Great hospitality employees have strong leadership skills and are able to command projects and make significant contributions to an organization's overall success.

Organizational Skills

To stay on top of the multitude of tasks you'll face as a hospitality employee, you have to be organized and multitask without difficulty.


Successful members of the hospitality industry work well with others and can be a productive member of a team. They value the contributions of everyone.


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