size, structure and interconnecting elements of the tourism, hospitality and events sectors
THE ESSAY PLAN
Topic: Understanding the size, structure and interconnecting elements of the tourism, hospitality and events sectors will be of value in whichever career path I choose
Key words: Size, structure (components), tourism, hospitality, events and career
Outline in one paragraph what your essay will be focusing on and what are your key arguments will be. Be sure to make it interesting so you entice the reader.
Discuss the size and what sectors make up the tourism, hospitality and events sector (you can choose to focus on one sector). Provide research to support this. o Areas you may like to focus on include : How many tourists are travelling, how many are employed, estimated growth within a time period, what does the tourism, hospitality and events sector include (types of businesses, subsectors of the industry) You might like to focus on a particular country/destination. Discuss the current growth and trends which are emerging in the industry you have chosen to focus on and research the emerging trends (you can focus on one particular sector either tourism, hospitality or events) o Areas you may like to include: the growth in the size of the sector (You can use specific countries to demonstrate this), emerging trends (e.g impact of shared economy, technology, emerging niche markets, eco-tourism, changes in airlines). These are just some broad examples, it is your choice what you choose to focus on Discuss the types of employment opportunities in the industry you are focusing on o Areas you may like to include: You can choose to focus on tourism, hospitality or event job opportunities. You should include new employment opportunities which have been the result of the growth and trends you have outlined above. You might like to select an organisation/job that you would like to do, and discuss the professional growth relating, it to the trends stated previously. Discuss what career path you would like to have and relate it back to the growth and trends you have discussed above and the employment opportunities you were able to research. o Areas you might like to include: You can consider what opportunities the industry will provide you with to enhance your career success. You can also discuss the experience, qualifications and personal qualities that you have and link it back to your discussion. You can use I in this discussion section.
Outline in one paragraph your key arguments above. Ensure you don’t include new information but are summarising the arguments you have already made