Hotel Careers

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit”

Conrad Hilton (1887 – 1979) American Hotelier and Founder of Hilton Hotels

If you are looking for a career in an industry where you can keep moving, see the world and find success, then consider the hotel industry. The hotel industry is dynamic and vibrant. Days are filled with action and decisions, meeting people and never quitting. If you have the energy and the desire to reach your management potential, the first step is to get qualified with a business degree. See our Career Path page for more info on where a business degree can take you. But first, here are some statisics on the Irish and global hotel industry:

  • 907 hotels in Ireland
  • 57,388 hotel bedrooms in Ireland
  • 7,400,000 overseas tourists visiting Ireland in 2008
  • 1 in every 12 people working around the world are employed in tourism and travel
  • €4,780,000,000 spent by tourists in Ireland in 2008
  • 262,000,000 jobs are expected to be created around the world in tourism by 2017