- Literally opens up the world to anyone who loves combining work with travel
- Hospitality and travel courses can lead to a career as a tour manager, travel consultant, airport ground staff, events manager – the list is endless!
- The days of workers in the hospitality and travel sector are often dynamic, with very few to no dull moments
- The industry is perfect for anyone looking to escape the traditional roles of working 9 to 5
- Sets one free from the confines of an office and the drudgery of waiting for delegated tasks
- Hospitality and travel make it possible to earn a full-time income in a short work week
Makes one part of a legacy
- The hospitality and travel industry impacts the lifestyles and cultures of both locals and visitors
- It promotes local goods and services in a superior manner
- Being part of the industry allows one to directly contribute to the revitalization and preservation of local customs, traditions, heritage and identity
Helps people live fuller lives
- It increases their physical activity, improves their mental health, and reduces their stress levels
- It develops a better understanding of other cultures, new perspectives, and greater appreciation for one’s home
- By working in the industry, one gets to help people create memorable and meaningful experiences
It’s resilient and growing
- Based on the May Labor Force Survey in Canada, employment in the tourism sector jumped by 83,000 jobs, bringing the total employment to 620,500
- By industry group, accommodations saw an increase in employment by 14,100.
- Global travel is “incredibly resilient,” according to Moody’s Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi. Although the COVID-19 has directly impacted the industry, people’s need to travel “outweighs their concerns fairly quickly.”
Take your first step to having a fulfilling career in a resilient industry by enrolling at Eton College Canada. Known for its exceptional tourism and hospitality programs, Eton College Canada aims to help students seeking professional careers and/or advanced education in these sectors.