Porter, Baggage

Minimum Graduation in any stream

Minimum experience of 1 to 5 years in the relevant field

The tasks a Porter, Baggage (Hotel & Restaurant)is expected to perform include:

Delivering the luggage to and from hotel rooms

Setting up sample rooms for sales personnel

Performing the related services as requested by guest

Transferring trunks, packages and other baggage to room or the loading area by making use of hand pulled trolley

Arranging for outgoing freight, express or mail shipments, computes charges and tags article

Recording information, such as addressee, addressor, carrier and charges on the specified forms

Setting up display tables, racks or shelves

Assisting the sales personnel in unpacking and arranging merchandise display

Supplying the guests with travel information, such as transportation rates, routes and schedules

Ability to deliver luggage to and from hotel rooms

Skilled in performing all the services requested by the guests

Skilled in recording all the required information, such as addressee, addressor, carrier and charges on the specified forms

Skilled at assisting the sales personnel with merchandise display

Not applicable

Attention to details


Hard working


Physically fit


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Hotels usually work for 6/7 days a week and 24 hours everyday. This may vary from hotel to hotel

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like stiff back, muscle pain, etc. if not taken care of

For candidates with experience - INR 6,000 to INR 10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Tourism & Hospitality Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, the Indian tourism and hospitality industry has emerged as one of the key drivers of growth among the services sector in India. Tourism in India is a potential game changer. It is a sun rise industry, an employment generator, a significant source of foreign exchange for the country and an economic activity that helps local and host communities.

India?s travel and tourism industry has huge growth potential. The medical tourism market in India is projected to hit US$ 3.9 billion mark this year having grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27 per cent over the last three years, according to a joint report by FICCI and KPMG.

So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a Porter, Baggage (Hotel & Restaurant) in the present as well as in the future.


Cities and towns across India