Generation Z's Perceptions and Attitudes towards Tourism and Hospitality a Career Option – A Preliminary Investigation of Residents of Jharkhand
The purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes and perceptions of Generation Z of Jharkhand, India towards careers in the tourism industry. The study is exploratory and based on a quantitative approach. A total of 196 respondents have been selected by random sampling from all the districts of Bihar and Jharkhand for this study. Areas that students have concerns over include respondent's relationship with their managers, promotion opportunities, career paths, and the pay and conditions offered within the industry. The study also focuses about the awareness of Gen Z about the Indian Tourism Development Programs, Jharkhand Tourism and the various regulations implemented in tourism sector. The data was collected by with the help of Google forms. The analysis has been done using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software. The research shows that the Gen Z is good tourists but they have their doubts on taking up career in tourism sector. Though, they are inclined in doing so if this sector is more digital savvy, have good career development opportunities and if the tourism sector in Jharkhand is improved.