Articles tagged “jobs”

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

U.S. hotels continue to post strong job numbers thanks to summer leisure travel demand, but the industry can't afford to ride on blind optimism. The Delta variant throwing a wrench in the expected return of business travel will show up in jobs reports later this year.

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

Coronavirus

Meet the Newly Confirmed Commerce Secretary Who Will Lead U.S. Travel Jobs Recovery

To say that former Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo faces a tall task is an understatement. Nearly 40 percent of the U.S. jobs lost in the pandemic came from leisure and hospitality.

Meet the Newly Confirmed Commerce Secretary Who Will Lead U.S. Travel Jobs Recovery

Airlines

TSA Hiring Binge of 6000 Airport Screeners Is a Big Bet on a Travel Recovery

Travel industry executives are loathe to predict the timing of a travel recovery because there will be so many obstacles. But the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has to ensure it has the staff to handle all of that pent-up demand so it is staffing up now.

TSA Hiring Binge of 6000 Airport Screeners Is a Big Bet on a Travel Recovery

EventMB

How Planners Can Remain Competitive in a Changing Post-Covid Job Market

How Planners Can Remain Competitive in a Changing Post-Covid Job Market

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotel Unemployment Slips Below 30 Percent for First Time Since March

Job gains are great news for hotels. But the U.S. Labor Department figures only paint one part of the full picture of an extremely troubled industry.

U.S. Hotel Unemployment Slips Below 30 Percent for First Time Since March

Online Travel

Travel Companies Are Hiring Despite Epic Job Losses

Amidst the carnage, there are job openings in the travel industry. However, many of the opportunities won't get rank-and-file restaurant or hospitality workers back collecting paychecks and benefits anytime soon.

Travel Companies Are Hiring Despite Epic Job Losses

Coronavirus

Hospitality’s Devastating Loss of Talent Should Be Your Gain

Great hoteliers are a different breed with skill sets that are hard to find in other industries. While hospitality has cut talent to the bone, other growing industries can benefit from a very unique suite of people skills, operational acumen, and soft diplomacy. They are worth consideration.

Hospitality’s Devastating Loss of Talent Should Be Your Gain

Tourism

Don’t Miss This Seminal Moment for Racial Justice, Travel Industry

The U.S. travel industry is largely self-absorbed at the moment with millions of people out of work, and businesses struggling to survive. But it will ignore the pivotal moment that is unfolding across U.S. cities at its own peril.

Don’t Miss This Seminal Moment for Racial Justice, Travel Industry

Coronavirus

U.S. Leisure and Hospitality Industy Lost 8.2 Million Jobs in 2 Months

The leisure and hospitality industry was the hardest-hit part of the U.S. economy when it came to job losses, and restaurant and bars were by far the most-severely impacted within the category.

U.S. Leisure and Hospitality Industy Lost 8.2 Million Jobs in 2 Months

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Newbies Benefit From Expanding Array of Training Options

With an influx of newcomers seeking careers as travel advisors, host agencies and consortiums are responding with new professional development options. Much of it emphasizes business skills, giving a reality check to those who view a travel career as an easy endeavor with lots of perks.

Travel Advisor Newbies Benefit From Expanding Array of Training Options