Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Leisure, sport and tourism

This sector offers a wide range of roles such as:

  • tour operator
  • holiday representative
  • fitness centre manager
  • sports instructor

Click on each career below for links to publications and websites that provide further information on each career area.

Your next steps

If you have questions about your plans, talk to a member of our team.


Sport and leisure services


Tourism and travel

  • Career in Travel - gives information about becoming a holiday representative or cabin crew member, and provides lists of tour operators and airlines, which could be helpful for finding other vacancies within the industry 
  • Careers that Move - job opportunities in passenger transport and travel as well as training and development information 
  • Prospects - for a professional insight into the careers in this industry 
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies 
  • The Travel Association (ABTA) - provides a careers page with job vacancies and information about Continuing Professional Development

Resources covering all of the careers above

  • Leisure Jobs - provides a useful careers section with advice on different job types, and a job search facility 

Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679