Travel and Tourism

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Activities Director
  • Amusement Park Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Chef
  • Club Manager
  • Conference Organizer
  • Convention/Trade Show Manager
  • Cruise Specialist
  • Customer Service
  • Ecotourism Guide
  • Event Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Flight Attendant
  • Guest Relations Specialist
  • Hospitality Coordinator
  • Hotel/Lodging Manager
  • Human Resources
  • Market Research
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Media Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Recreational Product Sales
  • Reservations/Ticket Agent
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Tour Guide/Director
  • Transportation Planning
  • Travel Agent/Consultant
  • Travel Writer/Photographer
  • Wedding Planner

Employers

General Industry

  • Convention Centers
  • Cruise Lines
  • Hotels, Lodges, & Resorts
  • Restaurants & Clubs
  • Theme Parks & Amusement Centers
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Transportation Industry
  • Travel Agencies
  • Visitor Centers & Tourism Bureaus

Minnesota Employers

  • Airlines
  • American Express
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Holiday Inn & Suites
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Metro Connections
  • MLT Vacations
  • Mystic Lake Casino
  • Pilot Travel Centers
  • Radisson Hotel
  • Ski Hut
  • Target
  • Travel Leaders

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$28,000-$35,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Customer service
  • Foreign language
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Love to travel
  • Organized
  • Planning skills
  • Problem solving
  • Quick decision making
  • Sales ability
  • Willing to work irregular hours