IDS NEXT: Redefining the Hotel Management Education in India


IDSNextTourism in India is set to grow and as per the World Travel Organization, the country is getting ready to receive 125 million tourists by 2015. In proportionate to this, India is also gearing up to have more hotels at all categories to accommodate the ever growing number of tourists.

Take a look at the below mentioned statistics:

  • India has over 200,000 hotels rooms across categories and is expected to have more 114,000 hotel rooms in next five years.

Now, the next big question is – Does the ever growing Indian Hotel Industry have access to extremely talented pool of personnel to run the show at various levels? No doubt, the growth in tourism and hotel hospitality business has led to a sharp increase in the number of institutions providing quality education in the field of hotel management.

Some of the reputed institutions are always a step ahead than their competitors in terms of introducing several new elements to their curriculum. Apart from teaching the regular stuff, some of them have also introduced technical education in order to provide their students a high class training session. The motive – these institutions take every possible step to make sure that their students get recruited by big hotels as soon as they finish their course. Read more

Published in: IDS NEXT Blog

By: Ronnie Sarkar

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Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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