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Career in Hotel Industry

Career in Hotel Industry

Front Office in a Hotel :

Front Office/Reception is the place where a guest or anyone having anything to do with the hotel would come to, it is the place which make first first impression in a person coming from outside. The main functions of Front office in a Hotel are attending guest, handling correspondence, handling bookings, book keeping etc.

Persons in front office are:

  • Front Office Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Information Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Lobby Executive
  • Bell Captain
  • Bell Boy
  • Doorman

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House Keeping:

The main function of house keeping department is keeping the hotel, the rooms, the bars, the restaurants etc. clean and making it presentable to the guests and ensuring facilities and comfort to them.

  • Executive House Keeper
  • Floor Supervisor
  • House Keeper
  • Linen Supervisor
  • Room Attendants
  • Room Maid
  • Cleaning Staff

Food and Beverages:

The main functions performed by the department are – presentation of food, preparation and service food and beverages involving kitchen, bar and baker.

Main Persons in this Department:

  • Kitchen Incharge
  • Cook
  • Kitchen Supervisor
  • Dining Incharge
  • Barternder
  • Steward

Accounting Department in A Hotel:

As a number of transactions both cash and credit in terms of purchase of materials and availing of services and offering of services to the guests are involved, there is a Finance or Accounting department to look after all these functions.

Main Persons in Accounting Department are:

  • Bill Clerk
  • Chief Casher
  • Finance Manager
  • Accountant

Security Department in A Hotel:

To provide security to the guests, and their belongings, and to the hotel itself are the main functions of this department. Chief Security Officer/Supervisor also ensures safe custody of guests, valuables deposited with him. The guests are advised not to keep their valuables and cash in the room.

Main Persons in Security Department are:

  • Security supervisor
  • Camera Incharge
  • Gun Man
  • Security Guard

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Maintenance Department in a Hotel:

This department look after the furniture, boilers, hot water supply, air-conditioning, plumbing etc. Electricians ensure that the electrical appliances and gadgets are perfectly in order. Maintenance department ensures regular and proper maintenance of the hotel building and various machines installed in its premises.

Staff in this Department are:

Hotel Management Entrance Exam:

  • NCHMCT JEE (National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology)
  • UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test)
  • DTE HMCT (Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashta Hotel Management and catering Technology)
  • BHMCT (Bharati Vidyapeeth University HM Test)
  • IIHM Entrance Exam

Hotel Management Courses:

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Reception & Book Keeping
  • BA/ BA (Hons) in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Food Production
  • BBA in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in House Keeping
  • Master of Science in Hotel Management
  • MBA in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
  • Certificate Courses in Hotel and Catering Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Craftsmanship Courses
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Cookery
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