Travel, Leisure & Tourism

1.    Overview

According to the AEC blueprint, the responsibilities for each country will relate to each country’s ‘strengths’, so that Thailand will be a coordinator for tourism and air travel, as Thailand has a strategic location as a hub of ASEAN countries,

Investment in tourism development, the tourism and sports Ministry reported, was far higher than the first quarter. Nearly a million tourists arrived in Thailand in the first part of May 2015, earning the country 42.3 brilliant bath.
The excellent hospitality reputation of Thai people, the large variety of budget to Luxury class products, well-established BTS system etc. has ensured that tTourism as a key industry in Thailand which resulting in provide the best tourism related product and service.

2.    Career opportunities

  • Travel agency,
  • Tour coordinator,
  • Adventure tourism,
  • Travel consultant.
  • Passenger service- air, sea, rail and road
  • Health& wellness tourism,
  • Famous Thailand spa,
  • Massage treatment
  • Catering,
  • Chef Jobs
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Food & Beverage,
  • Hotel Bar,     
  • Hotel Front Desk,
  • Reservation Staff,
  • Restaurant Staff,
  • Travel Design,     
  • Travel Organisation,
  • Travel Services

3.    Key Employers

  • Central Plaza Hotel
  • Dusit Thani Hotel
  • The Mandarin Hotel
  • Shangri- La Hotel
  • Accor Hotel Group
  • Thai Airways
  • King Power
  • Nok Air
  • Thai Air Asia

10.    Useful website
Ministry of Tourism & Sports

11.    Advice

Each organization has its own recruitment process, direct interview,  applying for gradate schemes, and work experience is expected by employer in this industry. Practical experience is valuable as it helps to develop transferable subject-specific skills further from the employer′s point of view.