The British travel and tourism industry experienced a 5% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Marriott International with 1,453 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of travel and tourism company job postings. GlobalData’s United Kingdom (UK) Source Tourism Insight report analyses traveller flows, spending patterns, tourists profiles, and main destination markets, providing a detailed insight into the United Kingdom domestic and outbound tourism market. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 13% share of the British’s travel and tourism industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 5% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive travel and tourism hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 13% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 3% year-on-year. Second highest were Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, which accounted for 12% and drop by 22% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 25% of the new job postings and 24% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in travel and tourism accounted for 47% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Marriott International with 1,453, followed by Accor with 702, while the highest increase was at Travelodge Hotels at 16%.

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