Hospitality And Tourism Job Fair In Tremé To Offer ‘Diverse Job Opportunities’ Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Councilmember Nadine Ramsey and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a Hospitality and Tourism Job Fair featuring various jobs openings within the industry Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at the Tremé Recreation Community Center, 900 North Villere St., from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

         This is the industry’s eighth career fair this year in a series of Hospitality and Tourism Job Fairs designed to connect job seekers with industry employers in a comfortable and approachable environment, facilitate networking and provide assistance in the hiring process. It is recommended that job seekers bring an updated resume, but is not required.

         The Job Fair will include opportunities to meet with a variety of hotel, restaurant and tourism employers one-on-one and learn more about the hiring process. The event is open to everyone.

         This is the first hospitality and tourism career fair hosted in the Tremé, and is part of a citywide hospitality and tourism job fair series.

         A list of participating employers for the September 14 job fair include:

 

• Ace Hotel

• Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

• Hotel Management of New Orleans

• Hotel Monteleone

• Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans

• IBERIA Bank

• Intercontinental New Orleans

• Le Meridien

• NOPD

• New Orleans Hotel Collection

• New Orleans Marriott

• The Ritz-Carlton

• Royal Carriages

• Shiftgig

• Windsor Court Hotel

• Wyndham Vacation Ownership

 

*Participating employers are subject to change without notice.

 

         Tourism is a top 10 employer in 49 of the 50 states, and is a $7 billion dollar industry in New Orleans supporting more than 86,000 jobs, NOCVB reps said. Careers range from food and beverage service, housekeeping, sales, guest relations, finance, administration and more. These jobs can provide growth and opportunity to move up in a company, as well as employee benefits. Attending a hospitality and tourism career fair is the first step towards building a meaningful and long-lasting career in New Orleans’ largest industry, NOCVB reps said.

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