Travel, tourism and hospitality sector is witnessing a surge in manpower demand by 20 percent

Apr 12, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

As the COVID-19 restrictions eased down all over the world, the travel,...

..tourism and hospitality industry is resuming back to normalcy.

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This has led to a surge in the demand for manpower...

...by 20 percent in the travel industry, says Ajay Thomas, business head for retail, e-commerce, logistics, and transportation at TeamLease services.

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Some of the popular roles in demand are housekeeping, support staff, tour guide,...

...travel consultant, visa consultant, holiday consultant, restaurant managers, bartenders and waiters.

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Majority of the surge in manpower requirements is in all tourist destinations.

Domestic tourism is rising, especially in the form of ‘staycations’ and leading the partial recovery, he further added.

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“The travel tourism and hospitality segment is expected to create 53 million jobs in India,”...

...said Thomas.

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The tourism industry had created 39 million jobs in FY20 making up...

...for 8 percent of all jobs generated in India.

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The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates a 2 percent rise...

...per annum in jobs within the tourism industry by 2028.

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The World Travel and Tourism Council data also shows that the Indian tourism and hospitality...

...industry has been one of the main drivers of growth in the services sector.

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Mobile applications, data management, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality...

...are some of the segments which will shape the future of the travel industry, he further suggested

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