Graduates of travel-hospitality programs have a variety of career opportunities to choose from, including becoming a full time travel agent, sales worker supervisor, lodging manager, and hotel and resort clerk among others. Some highlights of the travel industry for the entire US include:
- Travel agents who specialize in specific destinations or in certain types of travel or travelers should have the best chance for success.
-Employment of sales worker supervisors is expected to grow by 5 percent between 2008 and 2018
-Employment of lodging managers is expected to grow 5 percent from 2008 to 2018
-Employment of hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks is expected to grow faster than the average. As developers open new hotels, jobs for hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks should become available.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition