Hospitality management is the management of hotels, resorts, cruise ships, Hospitals, Airlines and other hospitality services. It involves overseeing the operations as well as attending to guest needs. Hospitality industry is a growing field. According to World Travel & Tourism council by 2025 travel & tourism investment is estimated to should reach US$ 120 or 8 percent of total investment.
In India Hospitality Industry is seeing huge spurt of foreign investment and International brands are entering the market. Most major International hotel brands such as Starwood, Hilton, Marriot, Hyatt and Accor already have a growing presence in India and they have an even stronger pipeline. Marriott International currently has 84 hotels in India across 15 brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, JW Marriott, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Le Meridien, Westin and others and plans to extend its network to 100 hotels by the end 2018.
A typical course of study in this field would include Hotel management, personnel management, Human resource management, law, Accounts, Food science and nutrition, Computer, marketing, business administration ,customer service and students are taught one foreign language French.
|Name of the course :||B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration|
|Eligibility :||10+2 passed/appeared from recognized Central or State Govt. Board|
|Duration Of Course||3 Years.|
|Number of Approved Seats||60|
|Degree awarded :||MAKAUT( West Bengal University Of Technology)|
With Indian economy expanding by about 8% a year, the number of people traveling on business for pleasure is booming. Every year there are 600 million domestic travelers and the number of overseas tourists will increase from 6 million now to 20 million by 2020, according to HVS hospitality services, a consulting firm focused on hotel industry.
Where India now has 100000 top quality rooms for such travelers, by 2020 it is expected that there will be 175000 rooms. But where are the chefs, butlers and housekeepers to serve all the guests.
Hotel association of India estimates that the hotel industry will need to add 150000staffs within five years.
Industrial training is an indispensible part of a hospitality student’s life. It readies a sophomore to face the real world. The 22 weeks exposure in hotels hones the technical skills imbibed from college. Industrial training is a methodology to help Hospitality management student get practical knowledge and develop as hospitality professional.
The students of Siliguri Institute of Technology are placed through campus recruitment program. Till date the department has maintained the reputation for arranging Quality Placement for the students, strong liaison and bond is in place with top chain of hotels in India and abroad like Oberoi, Taj, Hyatt, Clarks, Holiday Inn, Radisson, Novotel and other similar reputed organizations.