Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management is about managing and operating businesses in the hospitality sector.

These businesses include hotels, resorts, restaurants, tourism attractions, sporting and cultural events.

Studying in this area involves learning about event planning and management, marketing, public relations, human resource management, food catering, etc.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Tourism operator
  • Food and Beverages manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Waiter
  • Chef
  • Bar tender
  • Travel agent
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel manager
  • Promoter
  • Hotel worker
  • Conference organiser
  • Events manager
  • Events organiser
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

158% of national
median earnings


Employment

75%
Employed
1%
Unemployed
15%
Further study
9%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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