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Overview

The Travel and Tourism industry comprises of many different areas including hospitality, tour operators, visitor attractions and passenger transport.

The opportunities available are very diverse and range from Hotel Management to Coach Driver, Head Chef, Events Manager, Tour Manager and many many more in between.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you.

  • East of England is valued at more than £10bn a year, making it the largest industry sector and one of the biggest employers
  • Norfolk tourism jobs were up 3% to 69,266 and in Suffolk they were up 4% to 44,498 in 2019
  • The Travel and Tourism industry's value is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 3.8% through to 2025

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Holiday Representative  Tour guide • Cruise Ship Steward • Entertainer • Waiter / Waitress • Housekeeper • Events Manager • Lifeguard • Leisure Centre Manager • Travel Agent • Hotel Manager (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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Finance Assistant - Premier Travel
Closing Date:
17th June 2022
Salary:
£19,000 per year
Location:
Cambourne, Cambs
Employer description Premier Travel is a privately owned, independent travel agency with over 80 years' experience in the travel industry and 25 branches throughout East Anglia and southern England. Being independent, we have the flexibility to work with a mul...
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Part-time BariSTAR (like a Barista but even better)
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Closing Date:
9th May 2022
Location:
Honingham, Norfolk
We are looking for a BariSTAR (like a Barista, but even better). Fielding Cottage Ltd is a forward-thinking business based in Honingham, Norfolk. Our vision is ‘Creating Smiles through Food, Farming and Family’ and our passion is sharing the very best our cou...
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Junior Administrator
Closing Date:
31st May 2022
Salary:
Rate of pay will depend on experience
Location:
Holt, Norfolk
Junior Administrator is required at our Head Office in Holt, Norfolk. Hours of Work will be 7.30 – 5.00 Monday to Friday with a one hour lunch break. Duties to include: Giving support to a variety of team members between our two Holt depots Answering phone...
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Vacancies in Hospitality at Wyboston Lakes Resort
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
20th May 2022
Salary:
Various dependent on role
Location:
Wyboston, Cambs
Employer description Wyboston Lakes Resort is situated midway between Cambridge and Milton Keynes, at the edge of the historic market town of St. Neots and set in 380 acres of rural countryside, thrives the largest, independently owned business and leisure des...
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Leisure, Sports & Activities Jobs - Center Parcs
Closing Date:
31st May 2022
Salary:
Dependent on role
Location:
Elveden, Suffolk
Employer description ACTIVITIES ACTIVITY LEADER | £9.66 per hour Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.66 per hour Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period We are looking for a Children’s Activity Leader to join...
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Hospitality and Catering Vacancies - Center Parcs
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
24th May 2022
Salary:
Dependent of role
Location:
Elveden, Suffolk
Employer description CATERING ASSISTANT KITCHEN MANAGER / SENIOR CHEF DE PARTIE | Circa £28,700 per annum Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £28,700 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary You will assist with....
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