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Survey Overview

For the final segment of our survey, we’d like to start with an updated view of one of our first reported pieces of information, the length of time Travel Professionals have been unemployed, in 2017 and in 2016. Length of Unemployment We can clearly see a growth for corporate agents in Unemployment of Less than

Update: Travel Professional Age Ranges.

The age of Travel Professionals has become an important issue as of late in the Travel Industry.  With so many seasoned veterans aging out of the industry and taking retirement, an influx of new talent has been an issue at the forefront of many minds. For this segment of our 2017 Survey information, we’ve chosen

News on retirement and job satisfaction

For this excerpt from our survey, we will be looking at the questions “Why are you unsatisfied with your job?”, a question we added this year in an attempt to better understand job satisfaction levels, as well as the current retirement plans for Travel Industry professionals. In order to answer the question “Why are you

Hot Travel Jobs in Portugal

There are numerous words that could properly portray the beauty of the sites we viewed on our most recent SKAL Friendship Trip, but for now I will just leave it as WOW! After finishing up several days of our friendship trip, we left beautiful downtown Lisbon on a five hour coach ride to the city

News on unemployment in the Travel Industry

The most important things to gauge during an employment survey are related to the big questions of unemployment.  Specifically, for this newsletter segment, we will focus on two questions:  Are you currently employed? and How long have you been unemployed? We’ve included last year’s chart as a comparison as well, to show what differences we can

Who’s happy and Who’s not?

Although the employee survey focuses on important aspects dealing with staffing needs as our workforce closes in on retirement and compensation, we also ask questions pertaining to company training, raises and job advancement, as well as overall feelings of the job they have. The results we have gathered so far are pretty interesting and are

The Job-seeker Survey Continues!

As we are about halfway through our employee/job-seeker survey, we thought it would be appropriate to share with you some salary numbers we have gathered to date. It is important to understand that on the corporate agent side, the survey is somewhat skewed in the favor of those that are 55 and older. This group

Ongoing survey information

We have addressed in our surveys response data that reflects the aging workforce and what we expect in coming years from a staffing perspective. Now we question the diversity between leisure and corporate agents and if there is a marked difference between the two. As of now, the breakdown is as follows: 20-35 35-45 45-55

Final Survey Overview

Hot Travel Jobs conducts a yearly survey for Job-Seekers/Employees to get a perspective on their experiences in compensation as well as job experiences. Over 700 Travel Professional took part in the 2016 survey, our highest turnout yet. Today we’ll be doing an overview of the survey as a whole, going over all previously provided information, as