Working in Hospitality

Hospitality is the UK’s 4th largest employer with 4.49 million people employed in the sector – that’s big business!

Join an exciting and diverse industry, where no two days are ever the same, and experience a world of opportunity in hospitality and tourism. From international hotels to independent cultural venues, sport & leisure centres to a 14,000 seater arena – Leeds has a fantastic range of options and roles available.

What can hospitality offer you?

  • An open door to the world – is travel is in your blood?
  • An escape from the 9 – 5
  • Perks aplenty – great food, drink, events, spas… the list goes on!
  • A creative environment – how about your own signature cocktail?
  • Fast track training programmes and management courses
  • Security – people always need food, drink and somewhere to lay their head!

Start your hospitality journey with LHVA

The hospitality industry has plenty of entry routes, including:


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Hospitality / Retail / Customer Services Apprenticeship Seminars
Details: Thursday 16 November 2017 | 6.30pm – 8pm | Leeds Beckett University Lecture Theatre B | FREE

Have you thought about an apprenticeship in Hospitality, Retail or Customer Services? Did you know you can gain qualifications, whilst earning a salary and without incurring debt? Come along to the Apprenticeship Seminar on Thursday 16 November and discover why doing an apprenticeship may be the right path for you. You will hear from key employers in the sector, as well as first hand from apprentices talking about their experiences in the sector.

The seminar is free to attend but booking is required via the online form.

Find out more about the seminar here.

Role: Financial Controller
Company: PPHE Hotel Group Company
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Job description

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work – it’s a great place to take your career to the next level and at our Leeds hotel we have an opportunity for an experienced and qualified Financial Controller.

As the Financial Controller you’ll take the lead role in the management of the hotel’s finance and will be working side by side with the hotel’s General Manager to drive performance and ensure a rigorous financial control & reporting environment.

Find out more information and apply for the role here.

More information can be found in the below links:

Leeds City College

Leeds Beckett University


British Hospitality Association