Byline: KATE CROCKETT
IF YOU have ambitions to work in hotel management, there are many ways in.
A university degree isn't everything: hard work and dedication are just as important. Here, two hotel general managers describe the academic and on-the-job routes they took to reach the top.
Sarah Comer, 29, is general manager of the Excel Travel Inn, now being built in Docklands and due to open next June.
SARAH took the degree route into hotel management, joining Travel Inn in July 1997, a month after finishing her qualification in hotel business management at Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies.
Launching a hotel means facing some …