Published: 11 January 2018

Top jobs with a hospitality and tourism degree

Discover what your future career could be as a hospitality and tourism graduate, and discover some of the jobs Surrey hospitality and tourism graduates secured after leaving university.

hospitality and tourism students

Our hospitality and tourism degrees will prepare you for a successful career at the heart of one of the world's most exciting and rapidly growing industries.

The hospitality and tourism sector comprises many different industries and sub-industries, and our graduates are highly employable across a wide range of organisations.


Careers with a hospitality and tourism degree

The are numerous jobs in the hospitality and tourism sectors that relate directly to your degree:

  • Hotel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Catering manager
  • Chef
  • Event manager
  • Public house manager
  • Accommodation manager
  • Travel agency manager
  • Holiday representative
  • Tour manager
  • Tourism officer
  • Tourist information centre manager.

Graduates of hospitality and tourism are highly employable across a wide range of sectors. There are many, potentially unexpected, career options that would be a good match for your skills:

  • Customer service manager
  • Human resources officer
  • Retail manager
  • Customer service manager
  • Marketing executive
  • Outdoor activities/education manager.


Hospitality and tourism graduate jobs

Recent Surrey hospitality and tourism graduates have entered employment with organisations such as:

  • Air Berlin
  • Fairmont Group
  • Four Seasons
  • Hilton
  • Thomas Cook
  • Hyatt
  • The Goring Hotel
  • The Savoy Hotel
  • Explore Worldwide
  • Marriott Hotels
  • The United Nations World Tourism Organization
  • Travel Weekly
  • TUI Group
  • Deutsche Bank.

"After I graduate this year, I’ll be starting a Graduate Scheme with Marriott."

Sophie Denman, BSc International Hospitality Management

Discover more about our hospitality and tourism degrees, our pioneering Professional Training placement scheme and student life at Surrey.