Travel – Tourism and Hospitality

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

In Swindon and Wiltshire there are lots of organisations that will advertise for travel, tourism and hospitality roles. These could include organisation who manage visitor attractions such as Longleat, Centre Parcs and National Trust, hotels such as Jury’s Inn, Doubletree Hilton, Premier Inn, Travelodge and Marriott, and cafes, restaurants and catering companies like McDonalds, Nando’s and Sodexo.
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.
There were 24,000 people employed in the accommodation and food services sector in Swindon and Wiltshire in 2020, 7% of the employment base in the area.

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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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