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Hospitality Industry Overview


The mainstay of the hospitality sector, the US hotel, motel and resort sector comprises about 40,000 companies that operate about 50,000 properties, with combined annual revenue of approximately $120 billion, according to Hoovers. Large hospitality firms include Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Worldwide. The lodgings industry is fragmented: The 50 largest companies generate about 45 percent of revenue. These enterprises, including their restaurant and other food and beverage operations, offer a wide variety of jobs in hospitality.

Hospitality Job Market


More than 51,000 people held jobs as lodging managers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Food-service managers numbered 320,600, but their ranks are projected to decline by 10,600 by 2020. Meeting, convention and event planners, who typically work for or with the hospitality industry, held more than 71,000 jobs in 2010, and these occupations are projected to grow 44 percent over the forecast decade, much faster than the average occupation.

The hospitality industry, depending as heavily as it does on business travel and discretionary personal spending, was hit hard by the 2007-2009 recession. But Americans have been spending again, and hospitality jobs have mounted a slow but significant recovery. Still, hospitality companies are more cost-conscious than ever, so new employment in hospitality must be justified with hard numbers. One of the bright spots in hospitality careers is the events business, which still enjoys relatively high profit margins.

Common careers in hospitality include concierge, room-service manager, front-desk clerk, housekeeper, cook, chef, hostess, server, bartender, food-service manager, sales representative, events manager, director of operations and general manager.

Hospitality Salaries


The median lodging manager salary was $47,450 in May 2011, with the top 10 percent earning $89,330, according to the BLS. The median food-service manager salary was $48,110, with the top 10 percent making $81,410. The median event planner salary was $46,020, with the top 10 percent coming in at $78,530.
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An Executive Steward with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for managing and directing stewarding operations to ensure designated food and beverage outlets have necessary supplies and equipment in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in ...
A Guest Service Agent with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that...
An Executive Sous Chef - Banquet with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for overseeing and supervision of the preparation, coordination, planning, supervision and execution of Banquet events in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the ...
A Front Desk Clerk with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for assisting Guest Service Agents in checking in and checking out guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-sta...
A Guest Service Agent with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and com...
A Bellperson with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for transferring and storing luggage and responding to guest requests in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and comfortable sur...
A Food and Beverage Host/Hostess with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for totaling and processing guest food and beverage purchases in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a worl...
A Front Office Manager with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for directing and administering Front Office operations in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic e...
A Banquet Server with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for delivering and serving food and beverage items to banquet guests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotel...
Coordinate, monitor and maintain GCRM and related Sales, RM and Operations systems, data content, processes, initiatives and forecasting to support Rooms, Public Space and Catering revenue strategies. Provides Sales system training and reporting... What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It...
A Bartender with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for preparing beverages and serving beverages and/or food to guests in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-standing legacy ...
A Bellperson with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for transferring and storing luggage and responding to guest requests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authen...
A Bartender with Curio - A Collection by Hilton is responsible for preparing beverages and serving beverages and/or food to guests in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Welcome to Curio - A Collection by Hilton. We deliver the most unique and memorable guest experiences thro...
A Food Server with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for serving food and/or beverages to guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. Hilton r...
An Overnight Guest Services Agent with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for greeting, registering, and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the world's most iconic hotel is now the world's most iconic portfol...
A Banquet Set-Up Attendant with Embassy Suites is responsible for setting and cleaning banquet facilities for functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-standing legacy th...
A Valet Parking Attendant with Conrad Hotels and Resorts is responsible for greeting guests and transporting vehicles in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? At Conrad Hotels & Resorts, smart luxury is at the core of everything we do. At each location, spanning five different ...
A Busperson with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for setting and clearing dining tables and stocking service stations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It all starts with a warm choc...
An Assistant Restaurant Manager with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for assisting the manager in directing and organizing the activities and services of a hotel food and beverage outlet (restaurant, lounge, room service, coffee shop, etc.) in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What b...
A Guest Service Agent with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that...

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