Tourism, Catering & Hospitality Jobs


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Links for Tourism Jobs Abroad

Colletts Mountain Holidays - Walking holidays in the Italian Dolomites, South Tyrol and the French and Spanish Pyrenees. A small independent company among the staff Colletts recruit are walk organisers, chalet hosts and resort managers.

Contiki - Large tour operator. Jobs information available on the site and have in the past been spotted looking for British passport holders with a PSV license to drive coaches around Europe.

Cox & Kings - Starting out in 1758 as regimental travel agent to the Foot Guards, C & K now cover the Indian Subcontinent, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, Europe and Australasia.

Dance Afloat - This UK agency places men between the ages of 40 and 70 on cruise ships as Gentlemen Dance Hosts to dance with single women onboard and attend functions.

Dragoman - Overland journeys in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Sometimes recruits crew members who, for training purposes, should be legally able to work in the UK and aged over 25.

Easy Jet - No frills airline. Includes a careers page for cabin crew and pilots.

EMEA Sport - Part of the TUI group, the EMEA site lists and links to the sporting brands in the company.

Equity Travel - Employ around 100 people each year in hotels and resorts throughout Europe.

Esprit Holidays - Mostly require staff for the winter but have a few summer jobs going. Recruitment is conducted via the dedicated employment site:

Eurocamp - Friendly, helpful employees sought for the summer. Knowledge of a major European language preferred or required for most positions. Eurocamp, along with other brands in the same group, do their recruiting via

Euro Hotel Jobs - Hotel and hospitality jobs in Europe and worldwide.

European Bartender School - A bartender course held in over 20 destinations including Kos, Phuket, Paris, New York and Bad Gastein. They also hire instructors, plus social media and marketing interns based in Barcelona.

Euro Practice - Hotel and catering industry recruitment services. Offices in Spain and in France.

Explore - An adventure/overland company with some employment info on their website. There's nothing available at the time of writing (or when we updated this link a year or so later) but we do see them recruiting every now and then.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts - Employment in over 60 hotels.

First Choice - Very large tourist operator recruits for both summer and winter. Part of the TUI group, overaseas recruitment information can be found via

First Festival Travel - Festival, events and tour operator based in London. We have in the past spotted them recruiting tour leaders and ground crew volunteers for Pamplona, though they also follow events elsewhere in Europe.

Freewheel Holidays - Cycling holidays in Austria, Italy, Spain, France, Czech Republic, Holland and the UK. There used to be a (blank) jobs page on the website but it seems to have gone now.

Freewheel Afloat - Part of the same group as Freewheel Holidays offering barge hotels in several European countries and equally useless in the lack of recruitment information given.

Global Chefs - An online culinary magazine written by chefs. The career centre provides advice and job listings with online application.

Globals at Work - Look at the international travel and tourism jobs and internships all around the world.

Halsbury Travel - Organises group, student and school travel by coach and by air to most countries in Western Europe. Employment is also available with Acorn Educational Exchanges (AEE), a part of Halsbury Travel, that specialises in educational trips such as the European Work Experience Programme. This programme allows sixth form students (16-18 years of age, in their last two years of secondary education) to spend 1 to 3 (or more) weeks working in a European Country. Also vacancies for foreign language speaking students studying in the U.K including group leaders to accompany 6th formers on work experience programmes to France, Germany and Spain, language tutors, and telecanvassers. Language skills are necessary.

HCareers - A job board for the hospitality industry. Search thousands of hotel jobs, restaurant jobs, pub jobs, chef jobs, cruise ship jobs, catering jobs and all hospitality industry employment or post your CV for employers to find.

Headwater Holidays - Recruit overseas reps and instructors who are prepared to be on call 24 hours a day and willing to tackle any emergency. Headwater operate activity holidays in Europe and require staff from April to November and from December to March.

Holiday Break - Leading Tour Operator recruiting for Eurocamp, PGL, Keycamp Holidays and other brands.

Holiday Rep Certificate - Accredited online training course for holiday rep applicants.

Holiday Rep Ticket - Training course for people who want to become a holiday rep. - Entry level to management jobs in the hospitality industry in the UK and abroad. Part of the 247recruit network.

Hostel Jobs - Most of the jobs listed in the very well used jobs available forum are for work exchange positions but there are some paid positions too.

Hostel Management - Created in 2004 by Josh Cohen as a free resource for hostel managers and owners. HM is also a place for people who are looking for resources on how to start a hostel but it is the popular job boards that are of most interest to us herel.

HostelTravelJobs - A sister site to the Staydu work exchange network, this site focuses on hostel jobs.

Hostel Working - A guide to providing information to budget travellers about working in hostels and general work abroad to fund their trips.

Hotel Career - Thousands of jobs for hotel staff.

Hotel Jobs by Rolling Pin - Hospitality recruiting worldwide.

Hotrecruit - A recruitment website dedicated to students, travellers and young people. - Drink mixing tips useful to barmen.

IYHF - Hostels often require casual staff.

Juliana's Leisure Services - Supplies professional DJs and flair cocktail bartenders / mixologists to luxury hotels in the Middle East, predominantly Dubai where they have a local office.

Kuoni Travel - Luxuary tour operator with a large range of destinations.

LEAPNow - Always looking for qualified people to lead gappers on group semester programs.

Leger Holidays - Offering escorted coach tours they must employ someone to do the escorting but all we could find on the jobs page when we looked were call centre jobs in the UK for those with an interest in travel and with good geographical knowledge of Europe, the USA and Canada.

Live Seasonal - Find income opportunities at festivals in exciting destinations.