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Q1. Why are careers in Aviation, Hospitality & Tourism industry in demand?
Ans : The world's leading aviation and tourism journal, Conde Nast Traveller, ranked India as the number 1 travel destination in the world for 2007. For 5 consecutive years, India has witnessed double-digit growth in this industry. Experts opine that only 10000 qualified professionals are available to cater to the demand in the Hospitality sector every year against an estimated requirement of over One lakh individuals. An emphasis is being placed to service this particular sector as the Hospitality and Tourism industry contribute in accelerating the economic growth, as these industries besides being one of the largest employers play a great role in augmenting growth in allied service sectors. Tourism contributes 5.9% of gross domestic product (GDP) and provides employment to about 41.8 million people. As per reports the above industry will contribute close to Rs 8,50,000 crores to India's GDP by 2020.
Q2. What kind of career options are available for candidates in this industry?
Ans: Lucrative customer service jobs like Ground staff, Cabin crew, front office, Guest relations, F&B, etc. Our students are employed with some of the best airlines like Indigo Airlines, Spice Jet, Jet Airways, Celibinas (International Airport), hotels like ITC, Taj, Trident, Meluha, etc. in addition to many travel companies and international hotels, airlines & cruiselines.
Q3. What is the eligibility for the above mentioned jobs?
Ans : Min HSC/10+2 for some positions and some positions require the candidate to be a graduate. A professional training/diploma is an added advantage.
Q4. What kind of compensation can be expected?
Ans : For entry level positions can range between Rs. 1,08,000pa- Rs. 3,00,000 per annum & for international market it can go upto Rs. 6,00,000 and above.
Q5. Are these careers rewarding in the long run?
Ans : Yes, as they provide both personal as well as professional development
Q6. How does joining Costa help a candidate achieve their goal?
Ans : Costa offers wholesome learning in the flourishing hospitality, tourism & aviation industry. The pedagogy of curriculum offered by the institute is specially designed by industry professionals with a view to provide industry- specific education and promote value-based growth.
Q7. What kind of courses does Costa offer?
Ans : 3 months diploma in Aviation & travel Management. 6 months diploma in hospitality & Aviation management. 1 year diploma in hospitality & tourism Management.
Q8. Why Costa and not any other aviation & hospitality training institute?
Ans : 10 reasons to join Costa 1 - Accurate advices, Ethical Guidance & Transparent Procedures. 2 - Pioneers in Hospitality & Aviation recruitment & training. 3 - International curriculum pertaining to industry standards. 4 - Industry experienced faculty. 5 - Customized training programs. 6 - Internship/Apprenticeship programs with leading companies. 7 - Vast client list across the globe for students placements in both domestic & international companies. 8 - International curriculum training programs with competitive fee structure. 9 - 100% placement records. 10 - Free recruitment support throughout the career for all current & ex-students.
Q9. Is the current market scenario in this sector conducive for candidates who aspire to start their careers?
Yes. There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that the market is great for candidates looking for a stable and rewarding industry. New airports are being built across the country. More people today prefer to travel by air, than say a decade ago. Previously domestic airlines like Indigo & Spicejet have added international destinations and airlines like Air Asia are entering the Indian market. Even the government is putting efforts to enhance the tourism sector. As a direct result of the above, airlines, hotels & travel companies are constantly on the look out for new talent to fill the ever increasing vacancies. Especially in large cities like Mumbai, interviews are being conducted almost everyday
Q10. As a institute, what are Costa's mission, vision & Values?
Our Vision : To be the largest source of career launching for hospitality professionals in India. Our Mission : To succesfully build & enhance the careers of more than 1,00,000 professionals per year in India and abroad. Our Values : Ethics of the highest standards, quality of unmatched dimensions & transperancy to all those involved with us.