Nepal's tourism sector is expanding quickly, and it requires qualified workers who are enthusiastic about giving excellent service. There are a few universally important attributes one should possess to success, even though this industry does require a few specialized abilities.
A common saying in Nepal is "Atithi Devo Bhava," which literally translates as "guest is god." The tourist sector has been Nepal's main source of income, and as a result, the hospitality sector has been experiencing significant growth. Every year, more visitors to Nepal come from all around the world. About 1.1 million foreign visitors were counted in Nepal in 2018, a 24% rise from the previous year. Their visit's objective also vary from visiting for a pilgrimage to trekking in the Himalayas. As hotels, restaurants, and certain travel agencies make up the majority of the hospitality sector, Nepal does not lag behind in terms of the number of institutions offering hospitality services. However, the majority of world-class industries are concentrated in Chitwan, Pokhara, and Kathmandu. The dearth of quality hotels in other highly potential locations is mostly caused by the absence of reliable road systems, adequate infrastructure, and transportation options. By properly maintaining and developing the infrastructure, the government of Nepal is steadily working to provide equitable chances to all regions, even the rural ones.
Nepal's hospitality extends beyond its hotels and dining establishments. Homestay has also become a popular idea. A well-liked type of hospitality is homestays, when guests stay in a home with local residents while traveling. The homestay option has several advantages, including the chance to learn about the local customs and culture and to experience the place through the eyes of the inhabitants. It's not fancy and might not be as comfortable as other accommodations, but it's a different approach to get to know a new location. Other trends in hospitality use contemporary conveniences to provide hospitality services in Nepal, such as OYO rooms and Airbnb. There are many standard deluxe hotels in Nepal that you can stay at if you prefer an affluent environment, like the Soaltee Crown Plaza, The Dwarika's Hotel, Hotel Del'Annapurna, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Hotel Malla, Marriott Kathmandu Hotel, KGH Group of Hotels, Jagatpur Lodge, and many others.
In Nepal, the hospitality sector is expanding quickly, and it needs qualified workers who are enthusiastic about giving excellent service. While this industry does demand a few specialized abilities, there are several attributes that are universally necessary for success in the hospitality industry. Customer happiness is key in the hotel industry, therefore you should make sure they are happy with the treatment they are receiving. Even in tense circumstances, you ought to be able to emit positivity and foster a friendly atmosphere. Earning the trust of clients by coming up with innovative solutions when issues arise is quite helpful. For instance, a chef may need to alter the typical way of cooking meals for a customer who is lactose sensitive. Teamwork is also crucial for the hospitality industry as working in a team allows helping each other in busy hours so that no customer is left behind. In the same way, as you should cooperate with customers, you should do the same with your team to prosper in this sector. When asked what she thinks is the most necessary factor to land a good job in the hospitality sector, Sales Executive at Hotel Del’Annapurna Ms. Aastha Manandhar responded: “I think passion and aspiration are key factors if one wants to thrive in the hospitality industry. Of course, a good education is also required but without desire and passion nothing can be achieved.”