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The career opportunities are endless.

Careers in Tourism can offer you experience in hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourism attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful and satisfying career.

The Young Tourism Leaders Program provides influential and inspiring role models to encourage young people to consider a career in the tourism industry.

Meet the young leaders who have found success in the tourism industry and have a wealth of knowledge, experience and advice they are keen to share.

Nominate a Young Tourism Leader today!

Nominations for the 2022 Young Tourism Leaders program are now open!

Do you know a young person doing great things in Queensland’s tourism industry? We’re seeking nominations for Queensland’s Young Tourism Leaders program!

Through active school and industry engagement, the leaders will share their personal and professional journeys, highlight career pathways and promote the diverse careers available to young people looking to make a decision on their first step into the workforce.

If you think you know a young leader that would like to inspire the next generation to pursue a career in tourism, nominate them today!

Nominations close 8 November 2021.

Meet the Leaders

Our Young Tourism Leaders are already making waves in the tourism industry. Connect with the Leader you would like more information and advice on to help you get started on the right pathway towards the job of your dreams.

The Leaders work in the following fields and are ready to help you explore career opportunities: hotel management, transport, communications and marketing, business development, digital media, event management, hospitality, visitor experiences and travel.