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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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A Bell person with Hilton Grand Vacations is responsible for greeting and escorting arriving and departing guests to and from their accommodations, retrieving and transporting their luggage. What will I be doing? As a Bell person, you would be responsible for greeting and escorting arriving and departing guests to and from their accommodations, retrieving and transporting their luggage. Provide ...
A Senior Event Manager with Capital Hilton is responsible for executing written sales agreements for large-scale and complex full-service meetings, conventions and events and the successful execution of such events in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Located just two blocks from the White House and three Metro stations, the Capital Hi...
A Front Desk Clerk with Hilton Grand Vacations is responsible for checking guests in and out, booking reservations, providing information and additional services to guests as needed. What will I be doing? As a Front Desk Clerk, you would be responsible for checking guests in and out, booking reservations, providing information and additional services to guests as needed. Attend to guest needs an...
A Food & Beverage Server with Hilton Grand Vacations is responsible for preparing and serving beverages and food items, according to standard recipes, with attention to guest comfort and satisfaction. What will I be doing? As a Food & Beverage Server, you would be responsible for preparing and serving beverages and food items, according to standard recipes, with attention to guest comfort and sa...
An Activities Coordinator with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for coordinating, promoting, publicizing and facilitating club activities and programs in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travele...
An Activities Coordinator with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for coordinating, promoting, publicizing and facilitating club activities and programs 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 offer...
A Lobby Representative with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for greeting guests and providing various types of assistance to guests during their stays 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 Hotels & Resorts off...
A Food Server with Waldorf Astoria 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? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most iconic portfolio of hotels. In exceptional destination...
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 ...
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 Cafeteria Cook with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for preparing and cook ing all food items for the team member cafeteria in accordance with recipes and established standards in the hotelÆs 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 Hot...
A Guest Services Agent with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Suites is responsible for greeting and registering guests 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 portfolio ...
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 Evening Reception Host/Hostess with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for stocking food and serviceware and for clearing tables for complimentary evening reception buffets 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, ...
A Guest Services Agent with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel 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? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It all starts w...
A Cook with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for preparing food items in accordance with recipes and established standards in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding 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 chocol...
A Restaurant Supervisor with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for assisting management in the direction and administration of a restaurant 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? What began with the world's most iconic hotel is now the world's most iconic port...
A Banquet Server with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for delivering and serving food and beverage items to banquet guests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner 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? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, a...
An Assistant Restaurant Manager with Hilton 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 hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most...
A Busperson with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for setting and clearing dining tables and stocking service stations 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 authenti...

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