Tourism, Catering & Hospitality Jobs
PGL - Recruit over 2,000 staff to work at activity centres across Britain, France and Spain. Along with meals, accommodation and wages, PGL also offer the opportunity to gain training and qualifications from various rugged sporting bodies.
Links for Tourism Jobs Abroad
Absolute Africa - Overland company sometimes in need of drivers, aged over 26, with a clean HGV or PSV license.
ABTA - The Association of British Travel Agents comprises 2300 member companies in the UK. ABTA's search facility, by destination or activity, is a handy tool for finding addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses and websites of tourist organisations.
Acacia Africa - Adventure holidays on safari in Africa. Acacia look to employ HGV/PSV drivers willing to work for two seasons in Africa and tour leaders aged between 22 and 35.
Accor - Accor is a hotel and corporate Service group with over 150,000 employees in 100 professions around the world. Jobs include all types of chefs, kitchen hands, stewards, housekeeping, bar staff, storekeepers and front office.
AC Hotels - Over 80 hotels in Spain, Italy and Portugal. Part of the Marriot group, the site is in Spanish. The site used to list vacancies on an employment page but seems to have been removed.
The Adventure Company - Tour leaders are recruited both in the UK and in the countries through which they travel. In either case, leaders go through a rigorous selection procedure, which focusses on their travel experience and personality, and should be aged over 25, preferably with a degree and language skills.
Akena Hotels - Hotels in France and Belgium. The site is in French and the employment information that once could be found here seems to have been removed.
Akzent Hotels - Hotels in the German speaking parts of Europe.
Airtours - Large tour operator. Obviously they need staff to function but no mention of recruitment is made on their site.
Alliance Abroad Group - Provide many and varied opportunities for arranging shorter term jobs and internships including bar work in London.
Althof Hotel Collection - Clicking on the career page will send you to vacancies listed on the Hotel Career website. There were vacancies in Germany, France and Switzerland when we last looked.
American Council for International Studies - ACIS organises educational travel for American high school students. They recruit tour managers who should be EU nationals, aged over 21 and fluent in English and another western European language. Their site includes resources for teachers and students.
Anglo Continental - Anglo Continental are based in southern England and specialise in placements for hotel and catering staff in the UK and abroad.
Ascott Group - Job and internship information is provided by this global hotel group.
Baglioni Hotels - Plush hotels in Italy, France and London. Employment information is provided.
Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts - Tasteful hotel and leisure facilities in Thailand, UAE, China, Indonesia, Mexico, the Maldives and the Seychelles, among other places. A PDF recruitment brochure is available, along with the email to the group HR department and a list of current jobs openings for positions such as yoga instructor, executive chef and sales manager.
Barcelo - Hotels and resorts in the USA, Spain, Turkey, Central America, Morocco and several other destinations. Applicants are invited to send their CV.
Barclay International Group - Offers a collection of hotel alternatives, such as short-term apartments in London, Paris, Rome, Florence and Venice, villas in Italy, Greece and Spain, cottage rentals in England and Ireland. There is a jobs link but each time I've checked there was nothing available.
Barkeeper.ie - An online resource for hospitality professionals looking for hotel jobs, bar jobs, chef jobs, training tools, manuals, checklists, expert advice, discussion forum and more.
Best Western International - A global group of hotels. Careers information provided.
Bold Earth Teen Adventures - Since 1976, Bold Earth has offered teenagers an adventure travel summer camp filled with exploration, learning and discovery.Adventure trip leaders are employed to guide a dozen or so American high school students around cultural sites and in activities such as sea kayaking and windsurfing. All trips include one male and one female trip leader who are at least 21 years old.
Bombard Balloon Adventures - Bombard provide luxury balloon travel programmes across Europe requiring ground crew, a host and a chef between May and October. The site has had a rebrand since we last looked and the jobs page is now blank.
Boutique Hotels and Resorts International - A large selection of accommodation around the world. A useless jobs page was available but seems to have been removed.
Burger King - Burger careers. These jobs are for the UK but BK is a worldwide chain.
Busabout - European budget bus service. Positions available include on-board reps and drivers.
Bus2alps.com - Navigate Europe and introduce study abroad students to the most famous places in the world, from the Eiffel Tower to the Swiss Alps and everything in between.
The Camping and Caravanning Club - Find a campsite, or more pertinently for us, a job. Positions include European and worldwide tour escorts, European rally stewards, and camping in the forest site assistants.
Camping Courier - A web site dedicated to campsite couriers working in Europe. Provides a free downloadable book with a tell it how it is attitude to the job and the campsite companies.
Caravan Jobfinder - Find caravan park jobs in the UK and Europe.
C & M Travel Recruitment - Specialists in travel employment opportunities across all sectors of the travel industry.
Canvas Holidays - Are looking for enthusiastic, resourceful people to work as Campsite and Children's Couriers on luxury European campsites. British and Dutch applicants welcome. Recruitment also undertaken for other camping holiday brands.
Career in Travel - Courses for those looking to break into the travel industry as a holiday rep or as cabin crew.
CatererGlobal.com - A recruitment website for vacancies in the world’s best hotels and cruise ships.
Cathay Pacific Catering Services - Airline catering.
ChefTalk - A food lover's link to professional chefs. A US site with a careers section.
ChefsWorld - Empowers chefs in the marketplace by opening up communication channels between chefs globally. Not a recruitment site but they do provide this facility.
Club 18 to 30 - Recruit reps and admin staff for their overseas resorts. You'll need to be big on personality with great communication skills and plenty of stamina, common sense and initiative. Part of the Thomas Cook group.
Club Europe Holidays - Concert tours, school travel and ski tours. Employment information is available. For concert tours, Club Europe employs tour managers on an ad hoc basis to accompany school and youth ensembles on tour in Europe. Concert tours run all year with the busiest periods being during the spring and summer seasons making these positions suitable for students and teachers wishing to work during holiday periods.
Club Med - Thousands of jobs in sunny places are taken up each year by nationals of over 70 countries.
Cocktail Recipes - An online mixed drink and cocktail recipe database that contains more than 50,000 cocktail recipes for aspiring bar staff.