From the ski slopes of Aspen to downtown Manhattan, most careers in hospitality management are as lodging managers in hotels or resorts. At a small inn, one manager may do everything from setting room rates to managing housekeeping staff. Larger hotels and resorts traditionally have multiple layers of management, and more room for advancement.
Career Training for Hospitality Management
Typically, management-level positions in hotels require at least an associate degree and solid industry experience. Both traditional and online degree programs usually offer management-level training in:
- Hospitality marketing and sales
- Accounting and finance
- Hotel administration
- Hospitality law
- Catering and food service