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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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Job Ideas for this Industry

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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Explore this industry in detail through the job areas below which include detailed job ideas, local employers and opportunities.

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An introduction to Apprenticeships Suffolk
We work with aspiring apprentices (anyone 16+) who are ready to take their next step and explore the apprenticeship route whist supporting both the employer and apprentice throughout their journey. We support employers in Suffolk who want to find out more and...
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Did you know? (Small Change Grant)
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