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A Study of Inclination of Students Pursuing Hotel Management Course Towards Opting Niche Hospitality Career

ATITHYA: A Journal of Hospitality

Volume 5 Issue 1

Published: 2019
Author(s) Name: Rajeshree S. Pol, Anuradha Karmarkar | Author(s) Affiliation: Assistant Professor AISSMS CHMCT, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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The growth of hospitality sector has resulted in ample scope for the aspiring hospitality professionals to take up careers in this booming sector. They say if you have zeal, passion, good communication and ready to move on, hospitality is the career for you. The hospitality graduates ideally look for Kitchen, F&B Service and Accommodations in hotels as their career options on completion of their three or four year course. But the times have changed and the hospitality too has evolved over the period. The graduates now can look at the career options other than core departments of hotels. The paper aims at studying the inclination of Hotel management students of opting for career options other than core departments based on their interest and awareness about the same. The study was conducted in Pune city amongst 30 final year students of Hospitality courses with the objectives of understanding awareness and inclination of students to pursue careers in niche hospitality sector. The key findings of the study were that most of the students were aware and preferred being entrepreneur whereas stress free career and monitory benefits are the pull factor for choosing career options amongst those mentioned.

Keywords: Food and Beverage service, Entrepreneurship

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