The German travel and tourism industry experienced a 64% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Deutsche Bahn with 1,645 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of travel and tourism company job postings. GlobalData’s Germany Source Tourism Insight report analyses traveller flows, spending patterns, tourists profiles, and main destination markets, providing a detailed insight into the Germany domestic and outbound tourism market. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for an 8% share of the German’s travel and tourism industry new job postings in Q1 2023, down by 19% 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 8% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were down by 5% year-on-year. Second highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 7% and drop by 9% year-on-year, and third highest were Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, which were 18% of the new job postings and 149% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in travel and tourism accounted for 71% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Deutsche Bahn with 1,645, followed by Chiltern Railway with 1,600, while the highest increase was at Deutsche Lufthansa at 2%.

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