The Australian travel and tourism industry experienced a 7% rise in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Accor with 1,505 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of travel and tourism company job postings. GlobalData’s Australia Source Tourism Insight report analyses traveller flows, spending patterns, tourists profiles, and main destination markets, providing a detailed insight into the Australia domestic and outbound tourism market. Buy the report here.
Notably, Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations jobs accounted for an 18% share of the Australian’s travel and tourism industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 20% over the prior quarter.
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations drive travel and tourism hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, which accounted for 18% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 69% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 15% and rise by 63% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 22% of the new job postings and 78% higher year-on-year.
Top five companies in travel and tourism accounted for 64% of hiring activity
The highest number of jobs were posted by Accor with 1,505, followed by Marriott International with 919, while the highest increase was at Qantas Airways at 3%.
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