Tourism, a promising sector ?
Today, several sectors of activity are booming and offer exceptional openings and opportunities for those who practice them. It is for example tourism. Do you want to know more about this promising sector and the opportunities it offers today? You are welcome. Let’s discover together the privileges that this sector offers.
No Room for Unemployment
With 1 million employees, this sector is very dynamic and has undergone profound changes linked to the Internet. New professions have emerged around travel and leisure.
Welcoming the millions of foreign tourists who arrive in France every day, or organizing the stays of French people abroad: this is the mission of tourism professionals. As the world’s largest industry and one of the most important in France, this sector generates a turnover of 160 billion euros.
It automatically takes over than one million people and creates 20,000 new jobs each year. While half of these jobs are in the hotel and restaurant industry, there are also 35,000 employees working for tour operators and travel agencies, and 42,000 in the fields of culture, sports and leisure.
What are the opportunities ?
Green tourism, adventure travel, themed stays around wine or cinema: today’s tourists do not hesitate to adapt their tastes and lifestyles to their travels and want tailor-made solutions. This evolution has given rise to marketing professions such as product managers or forfeitures, all of which are opportunities for young graduates.
In addition, the arrival of a new international clientele, particularly from Russia and Asia, requires professionals to adapt to their requirements and cultural characteristics. Finally, business travel offers significant opportunities, with sales of €28 billion expected in 2017 and the organization of thousands of trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences throughout France each year.
Finally, tourism is very important because that permits to create some employ. Let us note that, this sector offers many opportunities and interesting remunerations.