International Journal of Tourism and Hotel Management
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
Impact of COVID-19 on hospitality student’s career advancement
Dr. Narender Suhag
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of COVID-19 on careers of the hospitality students in India with a focus on institutes of Delhi and NCR. Many studies have been done on the impact of COVID-19 on hospitality industry but little research has been done how it affected the students who were continuing their studies in years 2020 and 2021 when pandemic had caused most restrictions on the movement of human beings. Main objective of the study is to know the impact on the training and placement of students when learning was limited to online mode. Data of training and placement was collected from selected hotel management institutes in Delhi and NCR. It can be concluded that students had tough times in their learning’s as well as placements which is going to impact their career in the long run. It gives an insight to the educational intuitions and hospitality industry to design a mechanism for students studied in these times and better prepared for future challenges.