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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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Seasonal Catering Staff - Banham Zoo
Closing Date:
23rd June 2021
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Banham, Norfolk
We are hiring Catering seasonal staff at ZSEA Employer Description Banham Zoo is an award winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country, with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of beautiful...
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Receptionist (Deben Leisure Centre)
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
13th June 2021
Salary:
£17.500
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk
You will be responsible for putting our customers first. Greeting them in a friendly manner with a welcoming smile! You will take on a number of administrative duties; including the booking process, course enrolments and equipment hire.
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Cinema Host (Norwich)
Closing Date:
30th June 2021
Salary:
up to £8.91 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Cinema Host: Norwich Job reference: NRD-PCX-006426 Location: Norwich Salary: up to £8.91 per hour Department: Cinema ------------------------------------------- Are you a film fanatic looking to kick start your career? Then look no further than the Cinema Host...
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Catering and Hospitality Roles - Center Parcs Elveden
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
31st May 2021
Salary:
Various
Location:
Elveden, Suffolk
Employer Description Center Parcs is a short term holiday company with centres in various countries around Europe and the UK. The Center Parcs concept is to provide short breaks in the forest, bringing families together and back to nature with high quality ac...
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Finance Apprentice - Quy Mill Hotel & Spa
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
31st May 2021
Salary:
£161 per week
Location:
Stoke cum Quy, Cambridge, Cambs
Employer Description Quy Mill Hotel & Spa once was a historic watermill, and now offers delightful hotel accommodation in Cambridge. It is the only hotel in Cambridgeshire to be awarded the Silver Star award by the AA, recognising our superior level of quality...
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£13.5m revamp to transform Norwich Castle
Morgan Sindall Construction, Norfolk County Council, Norwich City Council and the Norfolk Museums Service get together as construction work begins on the medieval Norwich Castle Keep to turn it back into a royal palace.
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