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.

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There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

This accounts for over

%

Of employment in the region

Did You Know?

Hull UK City of Culture is expected to boosted the region’s economy by

£300m

creating 800 new jobs

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

Employment trends for the Humber show that this is a growing sector for employment and looks set to continue increase over the coming years due to increased vitisto numbers and investment

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