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Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors

£5,720 Average salary at age 20
£30,680 Average Salary
63 Average hours per week


Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.

Main Tasks

  • Analyses demand and decides on type, standard and cost of services to be offered;
  • Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs;
  • Ensures physical comfort of residents or passengers and makes special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required;
  • Approves and arranges shipboard entertainment and shore trips and liaises with ship’s agent to ensure that ship is adequately provisioned;
  • Arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and ensures adherence to licensing and other statutory regulations.


Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Candidates for these usually require a BTEC/SQA award, a degree or equivalent qualification, or a professional qualification. Off- and on-the-job training is provided and large hotel chains normally offer management trainee schemes. NVQs/SVQs in management for hospitality, leisure and tourism are available at Levels 3 and 4.

What Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors studied in higher education

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What Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L7) Human & social geography2
(W2) Design studies2
(L3) Sociology1
(C1) Biology1
(C8) Psychology3
(D3) Animal science1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(D4) Agriculture1
(R9) Others in European languages, literature & related subjects2
(W6) Cinematics & photography2
(Q3) English studies2
(L2) Politics2
(K1) Architecture1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies2
(N5) Marketing1
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic2
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport32
(V5) Philosophy1
(N1) Business studies13
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(L5) Social work1
(D6) Food & beverage studies1
(X1) Training teachers1
(N4) Accounting2
(C6) Sport & exercise science2
(C3) Zoology1
(N2) Management studies4
(V1) History by period2
(N3) Finance1

UK Prospects

45500 Workforce Size
3.63% Predicted growth 2022 - 2027
13208 Predicted Replacement 2022 - 2027

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