This year the international hospitality & tourism industry continues to outperform other sectors of the global economy, exceeding 2013’s record results in many key areas. As a result the outlook for career opportunities in hospitality management is following this upward trend. Some key indicators that point to a bright future for hospitality professionals include its impact on the global economy and employment trends. Notably, the hospitality & tourism industry currently accounts for 9.5% of the global GDP, employs roughly 266 million people, and for every US $1 million invested there are 50 new jobs created. Additionally, the World Travel & Tourism Council predicts growth to continue at a pace of 4.3% annualy over the next decade.
Les Roches Marbella’s +3,000 alumni are already impacting the hospitality industry’s encouraging growth in over 30 countries around the world as managers, supervisors, and directors in hotel’s and tourism related enterprises. Furthermore, we are preparing future hospitality professionals to do the same through our Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hotel Management and Postgraduate Intensive Diploma in International Hotel Management programs.
We have put together this informative infographic outlining the trends in “Global Careers in Hospitality 2014”.
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