OVERVIEW Opportunity for Everyone
The tourism sector includes more than 400 occupations that offer a range of career options. While you will likely have your first job experience in a frontline position, there are numerous supervisory, management and executive positions that are constantly in need of talent.
A banquet server serves food and beverage to patrons and provides table maintenance and room setup and tear down.
A concierge works in the hotel industry and provides a range of services to ensure guests have everything they need during their stay.
Food and Beverage Server
Food and beverage servers are customer service professionals that work for hotels, restaurants, cocktail bars and other establishments.
Front Desk Agent
A hotel front desk agent represents the first point of contact with guests and handles all stages of a guest’s stay.
Meeting Or Special Events Coordinator
A meeting or special event coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of a meeting or event that takes place in the hotel.
Accommodation Service Manager
An accommodation service manager plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operations of an accommodation establishment or of a department within an accommodation establishment.
Hotel General Manager
The general manager is the most senior executive of a tourism business; although, they might report to the owner or executive of the establishment.
Sales managers (also called sales representatives) are responsible for selling products and/or services as identified in the sales and marketing plan of an organization.
Guest Services Attendant
Guest services attendants are often the eyes and ears of a property.
Housekeeping Room Attendant
A housekeeping room attendant provides for the comfort of guests in hotels and other accommodation providers by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and properly presented.
Bartenders are beverage service attendants who mix and pour alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for guests in in hotel lounges, bars, restaurants, and at special events.
A kitchen helper cleans and sanitizes kitchen equipment, assists in basic food preparation, and with receiving and storing products in kitchens hotels or other food service establishments.
Wine servers recommend and serve wine to guests. They work in hotels or in restaurants, private venues, or on cruise ships.