About The Industry
Do you want to help other people enjoy their leisure time? Would you like to work in a hotel or in a restaurant? This industry includes careers in the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services. Careers in the hospitality & tourism industry involve providing people with food, lodging, and related services. Nearly all of the occupations in this industry typically require a high school diploma or less education, although specific designations vary and include, for example, a bachelor’s degree for recreation workers.