Career Opportunities with a Major in Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
Sara is the Director of Sales for the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Bureau promotes the greater Wilmington area and Sara's role is to convince meeting and event planners to hold their events in the Wilmington area.
Many jobs require a college educated individual. College graduates can use their education in a wide variety of occupations.
Our location in downtown Denver provides many excellent employment and career opportunities close to the college for Hospitality students who would like to begin working or to advance in the field while earning a degree. Major hotels, beverage producers, restaurants, event companies, travel agencies, and airline offices, the Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Currigan Exhibition Hall, and the Colorado Convention Center are within walking distance of the campus.
Skills Related to Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
- Leadership and management of teams
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective management
- Knowledge of the legal environment of the hospitality and tourism industry
- Customer service orientation
- Sound decision-making abilities
- Proficiency in oral and written communications
- Ability to coordinate and supervise activities
- Ability to simultaneously handle short-term crises while planning long-term strategies
Potential Careers Related to Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
The following list is a sample of job titles for individuals with a Hospitality, Events, and Tourism degree. The list represents some, but certainly not all, of the careers which Hospitality majors may consider.
Some of these jobs may also require education beyond a bachelor's degree.
Employers in Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
Contract Foodservice Management Firms
Convention and Tourist Centers
Food, Beverage, and Chemical Manufacturers
Hospitality Consulting Firms
Military Club Systems
Wholesale Food and Beverage Distributors
Professional Organizations in This Field
Websites Related to Hospitality, Events, and Tourism
The above information is collected from alumni surveys of numerous colleges, professional associations, and multiple print and online resources.