Travel Tourism Hospitality

Would you like to be part of an industry that sells experiences and memories?

In the Coast to Capital region there are lots of organisations that will advertise for travel, tourism and hospitality roles such as hotels and restaurants. An example of companies in the Coast to Capital region on turnover and employment local to us would be: the popular Butlins Resort in Bognor Regis. This Butlins location offers many opportunities in the travel, tourism and hospitality sector from working in one of their kitchens as a chef to working as a technician. Some of the other companies that have advertised positions in 2021; The Sussex Travel Company Ltd, Ridgeview Wine Estate, Beacon Down Wines, Tottington Manor, Wiston Estate Vineyard, Goodwood Estate, The Royal Automobile Club and IHG Hotels & Resorts. As this is one of the region’s largest sectors, you will find lots of companies and roles in this sector and a large demand for travel and tourism roles in the UK especially in the Coast to Capital region. In the Coast to Capital region there are many travel, tourism and hospitality opportunities such as the growing wine tourism industry with many wineries scattered throughout the region to include Denbies Wine Estate in Mole Valley.
This is an industry that is all about making someone’s day that little bit better and selling and creating experiences and memories. You could be working in a range of settings dealing with passenger travel such as at airports or working in a hotel. If you enjoy cooking you may want to explore career opportunities in Food and Drink. You could be working in a restaurant as a chef designing and cooking meals or as a waiter serving customers.
Travel, tourism and hospitality count for a large part of the Coast to Capital region’s economy. The number of jobs in this sector are 27% higher in Coast to Capital than the national average. Over 30% of the jobs available are in restaurant and bar work, with kitchen assistants, bar staff, waiters and chefs needed most.

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What you'll need

You’ll need to be able to pay attention to detail, the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure, the ability to work well with others, the ability to work well with your hands, customer service skills, a desire to help people, excellent verbal communication skills and active listening skills.

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