Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Planning

Career Guide

Tourism and hospitality fields focus on the management, marketing, and operations of hotels, restaurants, parks, and other attractions. Event planning - often associated with tourism and hospitality - focuses on the budgets, timelines, legalities, and logistics of planning various kinds of events.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to tourism, hospitality, and event planning, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • Airline Pilots
  • Amusement and Recreation Attendants
  • Dietitians and Attendants
  • Entertainment and Recreation Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Flight Attendants
  • Food Service Managers
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
  • Park Naturalists
  • Recreation Workers
  • Religious Activities and Education Directors
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Tour Guides
  • Travel Agents
  • Travel Guides
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