The Japanese travel and tourism industry experienced a 13% rise in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Marriott International with 793 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of travel and tourism company job postings. GlobalData’s Japan Source Tourism Insight report analyses traveller flows, spending patterns, tourists profiles, and main destination markets, providing a detailed insight into the Japan domestic and outbound tourism market. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 20% share of the Japanese’s travel and tourism industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 48% 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 20% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 184% year-on-year. Second highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 17% and rise by 470% year-on-year, and third highest were Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, which were 13% of the new job postings and 74% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in travel and tourism accounted for 79% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Marriott International with 793, followed by InterContinental Hotels Group with 69, while the highest increase was at Shangri-La Asia at 1%.

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