careers advice

Tourism

Overview

Types of jobs in this sector: Careers in the travel and tourism sector range from accommodation; attractions; food and beverage; transportation; adventure tourism; events and conferences; tourism services; and the travel trade.

Reference: Go Study, Tourism and Travel Careers

Travel and Tourism companies South Africa:

• List of South Africa tour operators and travel agents – Safaribookings
• List of South Africa Hotel Groups
• List of restaurants, South Africa - TripAdvisor

Writing Cvs: Same as standard generic CVs but with specific experience and qualifications to travel and tourism sector.

International agricultural Cvs: should be tailored to potential employers skills and qualifications required which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment process so it is best to check with them.

Reference: same as generic

Application forms: Same advise as generic information but relevant to travel and tourism sector.

Preparing for Interviews: Same advise as generic information and include experience and skills relevant to travel and tourism sector.
 
International companies have their individual recruitment process which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment/tendering process so it is best to check with them.

Reference: same as generic

Vacancies and internships:

Adzuna
• Best Jobs
• BizCommunity.com
• Career JET
• Careers24
Indeed
• iol jobs
• Jobisjob
• JobMail
• Jobs.co.za
• JobSpace
• JobVine
• Junction.co.za
• Lodgestaff.com
• PNet

Institutions/Societies:

• Africa Business Travel Association
• African Travel and Tourism Association
• Association for South African Travel Agents (ASATA)
• Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA)
• Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA)
• Johannesburg City Tourism Association
• Medical Tourism Association of South Africa
• South Africa Tourism (SAT)
• South African Golf Tourism Association
• Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA)
• The Restaurant Association of South Africa
• The Tourism Society
• Tourism Business Council of South Africa
• Tourism Enterprise Programme (TEP)
• Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
• Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority (THETA)