General Manager Hotel

Elevating hospitality standards through leadership


A General manager of a Hotel is responsible for executing strategic goals and ensures the alignment of functions of the hotel. The job of a general manager is to manage all the operations of the hotel and  create the best experience for guests. 

The general manager works with different departments in the hotel from housekeeping to chefs of the hotel. The general manager can also change the rules of the operations taking place in the hotel. All in all, the job of a hotel general manager is the most crucial job of a hotel.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 with at least 50% marks from any recognised board. 
  • Students can pursue a Bachelor’s degree in BHMCT, BCTCA, Culinary Arts, Hotel Management & Hospitality.
  • Seekers need to clear entrance exams such as NCHMCT JEE for Bachelor’s in Hotel Management.  

For Diploma

  • Scholars need to pass their class 10 to pursue diploma courses.
  • State level diploma entrance exams are also conducted. 

For Master’s

  • Students need to pass a Bachelor’s degree with at least 45%.
  • Undergraduates need to clear PG Level entrance exams. 

Candidates can also go for a certificate course after class 12 without clearing any entrance exam.

Job Roles

The field of general management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the management field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Front Office Manager
  • Banquet Manager
  • Restaurant & Food Service Manager
  • Food & Beverages Manager
  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Hotel Operations Director 

Employment Sector

  • Event Management
  • MNCs
  • Aviation
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Consulting Firms
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Retail Sector
  • Corporate Businesses

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the hotel management field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • Taj Group of Hotels
  • Holiday Inn Group of Hotels
  • Casino Group of Hotels’
  • ITC Group of Hotels
  • Hilton Group of Hotels
  • Oberoi Group of Hotels
  • Welcomheritage Group of Hotels
  • Tulip Star Group of Hotels
  • Jaypee Group of Hotels
  • Le Meridien Group of Hotels


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a general manager is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,30,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000 


  • Leadership skills 
  • Good Observation skills
  • Great Communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Problem-solving skills


The scope of a hotel general manager is quite wide because a general manager plays a key role in all the functions taking place at a hotel. The salary of a hotel GM is quite good. Also, there are so many responsibilities to look after as well as there is a high demand from esteemed hotels for a general manager post not only in India, but also abroad, especially in the USA & European countries.  

With good education and expertise, you can get the job of general manager in a hotel very easily. Moreover, this job is helpful in enhancing your skills & personality. 


  • Offers new expertise everyday
  • Personality Development
  • Meeting new people


  • No time Limitations
  • Need to stay active all the time
  • A general manager is responsible for everything in a hotel