The UK tourism industry (including hospitality) is one of the largest in the world and increased between 2009 and 2014, from 2.66 million to 2.97 million.

The sector is the UK’s third largest employer, accounting for 9.5% of total employment and is one the fastest growing sectors in the UK in employment terms with c.265,000 tourism businesses in the UK. Tourism businesses account for 10% of all businesses in the UK.

New Frontiers interviewed a number of Travel Staff about their "Recruitment Journey". Hear about "what they enjoy most about working in travel!"


Jose joined New Frontiers in 2000 working a variety of roles from recruitment consultant to in-house recruiter and staff trainer and now General Manager. Jose has a wealth of travel industry experience having worked in travel for 8 years prior to joining New Frontiers with roles in retail and for a tour operator.