The hospitality industry covers many sectors. It goes beyond hotels and restaurants. Thought these still offer excellent international careers, the career scope is much wider. Sectors include events and entertainment, luxury retail, finance, as well as travel, tourism and culinary arts
The Hospitality Industry is Vast
In 2009, it was worth US$ 6.08 trillion, in 2015, it was worth $7.2 trillion and 9.8% of world GDP.
In 2015, it created 284 million jobs , that is 1 in 11 jobs on the planet.
For every US$ 1 million spent, 50 jobs are created
In 1950, there were 25 million international tourists.
By 2010, 940 million. By 2013, 1.087 billion.
By 2030, 1.8 billion are forecast
Sources: WTTC, Economic Impact report, 2014; WTTC, Comparative Impact of Travel and Tourism, 2013. UNWTO Tourism Highlights, 2014.
The hospitality industry offers excellent job opportunities
The hospitality industry offers every conceivable job. Graduates from Sommet schools go into a broad range of roles including:
Students have the opportunity to transfer to and from Sommet Education institutes to enhance an international education that gives them the language skills, cultural knowledge and global perspective that the hospitality industry requires.
Unique Model of Education
Our institutions follow a unique education model. This model balances theory-based coursework with craft-based learning on campus.
While each school has its own specialized approach, Sommet Education ensures that curricula, teaching methodologies and student lifestyle work in unison to help graduates fully develop the skills they need to become tomorrow’s industry leaders.
All of the institutions are fully accredited at the university level.
Accreditation ensures that each institution’s curriculum, facilities, faculty and student services meet high standards and are regularly reviewed.