Most travellers dream holiday would be to stay in a 5-star luxury hotel or resort. With the emergence of so many new luxury hotels happening across the globe, now is definitely the time to consider combining your passion with a potentially life changing career in hospitality.
Hospitality jobs will see you working in some of the world’s most iconic locations. Imagine working at an island resort in the Whitsundays or a 5-Star hotel in the Swiss Alps, a Casino in Vegas or a Hotel in Disneyland, the diversity of career paths within the hospitality sector are endless.
In this article we explore just some of the roles on offer that could just tempt you to make a move across to this vibrant sector…
Careers in Hotels & Resorts
Hotels and resorts have a number of departments offering a wide variety of hospitality jobs and career opportunities. Consider:
- Food & Beverage Service
- Food Production
- Sales & Marketing
- Front Office / Concierge / Administration
- Human Resources
Hospitality Career Benefits
The great thing about hotel jobs and resort jobs are that aside from getting to work in spectacular locations, careers in hospitality come with multiple opportunities for career progression. Working your way up from within an establishment through upskilling and on the job training and experience is the norm.
A career in a 5-star establishment looks great on your CV and the skills you will learn and develop are highly desired by potential employers, not to mention portable across different countries and sectors.
Hospitality careers also come with their fair share of industry perks including; heavily discounted and sometimes even free room rates at affiliate hotels, season lift passes at a variety of ski resorts, tickets to hotel events and cinemas owned by hotel conglomerates, discounted meals at multiple restaurants and employees in resorts on tropical islands often get to utilise the resorts facilities! Imagine paragliding or sailing a catamaran on your day off!
Careers in the hospitality industry expose you to many different cultures and a whole host of fun loving and high-spirited individuals. With the many and varied career paths on offer, now is a great time to start your hospitality career!