Changing consumer tastes, diversity among customers and the transitory nature of many hospitality guests create challenges a manager must be prepared to meet if they are to be successful at the name of the hospitality game-accommodating people.
Dedication and commitment are also crucial aspects of successful management and leadership. Most hospitality operations operate 24 hours a day seven days a week. As a result, managers can expect to work 50-60-70 plus hours a week. If you do not also greatly enjoy the challenges and work of the hospitality industry, chances are this kind of grinding schedule is not one you will enjoy. Technological advances, intensifying competition, shrinking international parameters, and economic growth in many areas make hospitality management a hot career for the 21st century. However, in order to reap the benefits of this environment, a manager must also have the skills necessary to perform an array of duties such as: direct/supervise food services, room services, housekeeping, laundry, guest services, beverage services, engineering, purchasing, human resources, accounting, convention services, banquet and special function skills, financial skills, and business and related services.
Having only worked as a waiter and at school in all phases of restaurant