Why Working in the Hospitality Industry is ACTUALLY Great

Why is hospitality so important? A prestigious industry that welcomes people from everywhere into one place with service and smiles.  The hospitality industry is known throughout the world as dining and recreation services such as hotels and resorts. You are likely to meet a variety of new connections more in this industry as compared to any other and service isn’t the only available job in hospitality!

Opportunity for You

As mentioned above, service isn’t the only job hospitality has to offer. While this is the main one everyone associates hospitality with, there are plenty others! You have ample opportunity to branch out and discover what you love while gaining a multitude of skills and connections. Just as you ensure your guests and customers happiness, your employers will make sure to do the same for you.


Another perk of the industry, depending on where you work, there will likely be hotel or food discounts, maybe even both. Since most hotel industries are international franchises, you may have opportunities to pick your place of employment in whatever country you’ve always wanted to see! These are great reasons to get out of town!

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  • Social life
  • Hotel perks
  • Flexible schedules
  • Many jobs to choose from
  • Meal deals
  • Discounts
  • Experience
  • Diverse culture
  • Personal growth
  • Great medical/dental plans

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Not only does the hospitality industry suggest a lot of social interaction, but also social work events and fun ways to be included! Sometimes there are team building events, sporting events, secret Santa’s, and more! Being in this industry is great for being a part of something bigger and apart of your community.


Depending on what position you specialize in, there will always be room for open-minded people and plans. You can even work on a cruise ship! Here are a few more jobs in the industry:

  • Bartender
  • Barback
  • Server
  • Chef
  • Restaurant manager
  • Nightclub manager
  • Events planner
  • Concierge
  • Hotel manager
  • Hotel receptionist
  • Cruise ship attendant
  • Casino Host
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Pastry Chef
  • Housekeeping/Maintenance
  • Retail
  • Data Analyst
  • Market researcher

Contact XL Pro Staffing and Consulting about working in the hospitality industry today!

“Not everyday is the same in hospitality.” – Art Cruz, account director of hospitality and light industrial

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