Tourism the career opportunities are endless
We’re launching a Queensland-wide search for Queensland’s next Young Tourism Leaders!
Nominations are now open for the Queensland Young Tourism Leaders program. The program provides influential and inspiring role models, known as Leaders, to encourage young people to pursue a career in tourism.
We are looking for motivating and aspirational advocates of the tourism industry, who are aged 18 to 35 years, to share their personal and professional journeys of working in the tourism industry and showcase the endless opportunities a tourism career can provide.
If this sounds like someone you know, then nominate today! Nominations close 26 July 2019.
There’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. From hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourist attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful, lifelong career.
Job opportunities range far and wide to include media and marketing specialists, graphic designers, business managers, developers, hospitality roles, tour guides, pilots, flight attendants, cruise industry jobs, boat captains, finance specialists, travel agents and event managers.
With global tourism growth breaking records and Queensland’s tourism industry growing strongly, it’s never been a better time to work in tourism.
Over 20,000 new jobs will be needed in Queensland’s tourism industry by 2020. An industry that is worth $25 billion and supports over 217,000 jobs.
Now is the time to discover the jobs and career opportunities in tourism and be inspired by Queensland’s Young Tourism Leaders.
Kate Jones, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games
Working in tourism is a ticket to see the world.
The Young Tourism Leaders Program shows what an amazing lifelong career you can have in the tourism industry.
Enjoy working in an industry that brings exciting opportunities and inspires you every day.
Our Leaders are role models working in the industry and offer great advice to get your foot in the door. Meet our leaders below and connect with them on social media.