The global travel and tourism industry experienced an 11% drop in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 25% decrease versus Q2 2022. The growing application of Artificial Intelligence will prove to have a transformative impact across multiple sectors. GlobalData’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market report helps keep abreast of the latest trends in Artificial Intelligence, market opportunity forecast and the competitive landscape. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 28% share of the global travel and tourism industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q2 2023, down 19% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive artificial intelligence-related hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 28%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the travel and tourism industry in Q2 2023, with new job postings drop by 19% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 16% in Q2 2023, with new job postings dropping by 0.95% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 4% share in Q2 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 4% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in travel and tourism industry accounted for 39% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q2 2023 were Uber Technologies, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, NH Hotel Group, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, and Walt Disney. Together they accounted for a combined share of 39% of all artificial intelligence-related new jobs in the travel and tourism industry.
Uber Technologies posted 161 artificial intelligence-related new jobs in Q2 2023, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts 127 jobs, NH Hotel Group 88 jobs, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes 70 jobs, and Walt Disney 69 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 33.36% share of total new job postings, Q2 2023
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the travel and tourism industry in Q2 2023 was in the US with 33.36% followed by the Netherlands (8.68%) and Germany (8.00%). The share represented by the US was one percentage point lower than the 34.80% share it accounted for in Q1 2023.
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