Hotel and Accommodation Managers and Proprietors

Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of halls of residence, hotels, hostels, caravan sites, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.


New workers

New workers start around £16,120. Normal pay is £30,090 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52,218.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 40,221 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and ensures adherence to licensing and other statutory regulations.

  • Approves and arranges shipboard entertainment and shore trips and liaises with ship’s agent to ensure that ship is adequately provisioned.

  • Ensures physical comfort of residents or passengers and makes special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required.

  • Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.

  • Analyses demand and decides on type, standard and cost of services to be offered.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Housekeeping

  • Auditing

  • Front Office

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Restaurant Operation

  • Cost Control

  • Food Services

  • Operations Management

  • Upselling

  • Hotel Operations

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Operations

  • Sales

  • Detail Oriented

  • Coaching

  • Planning

  • English Language

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.