Visitor Economy

This sector covers events food and service management, gambling, hospitality services, hotels, pubs, bars, nightclubs, restaurants, self catering accommodation, holiday parks and hostels, tourist services and visitor attractions. Good people skills are essential for most jobs as most roles involve dealing with customers on a daily basis.

The Deep Hull

There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

This accounts for over


Of employment in the region

Did You Know?

Hull continues to boom with  


of investment into its hotels and venues

The majority of the travel sector workforce is employed fulltime with females make up approximately

of the travel sector workforce

The majority of the tourism workforce are aged 20-29 years old
It is possible to build a career with very few qualifications and there are growing opportunities for graduates too. There are roles in housekeeping, entertainment and management as well as finance, IT, HR Customer Service & Marketing.

Will there be opportunities available?

Britain will have a tourism industry worth over £257 billion by 2025

Just under


of UK GDP and supporting almost 3.8 million jobs

Which is around

Of the total UK number

The sector is predicted to grow at an annual rate of


over the next 6 years

The hospitality and tourism industry needs to recruit an average of

to meet the demand of predicated visitor numbers

The Covid 19 Pandemic has hit this sector hard, with jobs losses and staff on long term furlough. It is anticipated that the sector will grow again once the economy is back open.


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