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What does a Hospitality Manager Do?

Does the thought of working at a resort intrigue you? What about pursuing a career on a cruise ship, amusement park, or country club?  What about leading a group on a tour of a  rain forest or on a safari? Are you a person that likes to find and hire talented people and keep everything running as it should?

A hospitality manager typically oversees the daily operations of the facility. They work to ensure excellent guest services are provided. They often hire staff and supervise staff. They also are often responsible for budgeting and monitoring expenses, in addition to making sure that all rules and regulations are adhered to. 

If this sounds like an ideal career to you, the first step would be a B.S. in Sustainable Business Management Adventure Ecotourism from Unity College. Your degree will give you the tools that you need to be successful.

Hospitality Manager Fast Facts

Lodging Manager

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $54,430 per year
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 52,600

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

Meeting, Convention, and Events Planner 

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $50,600 per year
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 134,100
Projected Growth Rate 7% (faster than average) 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018