E-Learning for Hospitality Sector
Employees in the hospitality sector have to be on their toes all the time and provide the best experience to the customers. It is a huge challenge to provide training to employees to improve service quality and maintain quality standards. E-learning has come to the rescue.
The Indian tourism industry is growing in importance, and in 2015, it generated revenue equivalent to 6%of India’s GDP and 8.7% of its total jobs. It is expected to grow by 7.5% annually to US $270 billion by 2025. The Ministry of Tourism is conducting an ‘Incredible India’ campaign to woo tourists. It is actively promoting, cruise, medical, rural as well as eco-tourism. It is an arduous task to train personnel of the hospitality and tourism industry because of the rapid development of the sector.
Challenges Faced In Training:
Hospitality is a highly competitive industry. Employees have to be constantly trained to deliver their best.
Considering training aspects, soft skills training is very important.
It is quite a task to make training interesting for an exhausted workforce.
Training has to be organised with a focus on daily operations. It is tough to assemble staff for training sessions
Solutions Provided By E-Learning:
Employees can be trained in the nuances of various cultures that the customers of the hospitality sector come from.
Training includes sensitive topics like responsible alcohol service, handling emergency and compliances for food and safety. Soft skills training can be provided.
Training is useful to enable employees to handle software courses and improve their service.
Employees can access training at their individual pace.
The organisation saves time, money and resources needed to train employees through traditional classroom training.
New course on housekeeping and hygiene make these usually dreary subjects, useful and interesting.
New recruits enjoy great benefits from brand orientation program developed and deployed by e-learning.
Training can be provided to enable staff to deal with medical emergencies of tourists.
Training can be provided to make employees of hospitality industry truly understand the meaning and tasks associated with the “Athithi Devo Bhava" campaign.
They can be trained to sensitive issues faced by female tourists like sexual harassment, rape, etc.
Employees can be made aware of the best spots in the country and guide tourists to these spots.
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