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Travel and Tourism

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Start an exciting career in Tourism and Hospitality

The tourism and hospitality sector is ideal for those who want to work in a fast-paced environment, are organised and enjoy planning.

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Event Manager

Average salary - £27,000*

Event Managers organise, promote and run business, charity and social events.

Day-to-day tasks:

Discussing and suggesting ideas about the type of event the client wants, working to agreed budgets and timescales, researching and booking venues and suppliers and negotiating prices, following health and safety regulations, publicising events and managing the running of events.**

Working environments:

Event venues, a client’s business or on festival sites.

*EMSI 2021 **

Hotel Manager

Average salary - £28,300*

Hotel Managers are in charge of the day-to-day running of travel accommodation.

Day-to-day tasks:

Greet customers and deal with complaints, set budgets and sales targets, promote the hotel, follow health and safety licencing and laws, manage corporate booking and recruit, train and organise staffing.**

Working environments:

Hotels, hostels, holiday camps or on a cruise ship.

*EMSI 2021 **

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the tourism and hospitality sector include*:

  • Customer Service
  • Detail Orientated
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Enthusiasm

What our students say

“My favourite part of college is the hands-on, practical learning and the staff make it a great environment to be in.”

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Sharoz Hussain Entry Level 1 Joinery, former student at Oakwood High School

“My tutors are really supportive. I like learning about a range of in-depth topics relating to my course.”

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Aimee Winstanley Level 3 Health and Social Care, Former student at De Warenne Academy

“I enjoy the hands-on learning and challenging myself to achieve my best.”

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Eve Hardwick Level 2 Motor Vehicle

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