Travel, Tourism & Aviation

Careers in travel and tourism are vast – in fact, they almost cover the entire world! Whether you’d like to fly around the globe as an air travel assistant, work abroad in a sunny destination as a resort rep, or manage a leisure facility here in the UK, there’s an incredible range of jobs to choose from in this sector.

In Manchester alone, tourism is worth around £7 billion to the economy, so there are plenty of local opportunities to work in this industry! With over a thousand new openings every year, it’s up to you whether you’d like to help others book their holidays as a travel agent, oversee the smooth running of a hotel as a manager, or even follow a career path in security and crowd control for large tourist events!

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Airport Baggage Handler

Airside Operator

Aviation Customer Service Operative

Aviation Ground Handler

Aviation Ground Operative

Cabin Crew

Hotel Receptionist

Tour Guide

Airline Customer Service Agent

Aviation Flight Operations Coordinator

Aviation Ground Specialist

Aviation Movement Specialist

Event Planner

Travel Agent

Air Traffic Controller

Aviation Operations Manager

Hotel Manager

Tour Manager


Travel, Tourism & Aviation

The travel and tourism industry is absolutely huge and incredibly varied – in Manchester alone, tourism is worth around £7 billion to the local economy!

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