Consider learning more about tourism careers with this online module. You will need to
create an account, select the module, check out, and then go to the Learning Plan tab to start the presentation.
Explore Tourism Careers
Explore tourism careers is an interactive online presentation that provides teachers, career counsellors and
students with an overview of the career opportunities available in the tourism sector in
The presentation explores four areas that answer students' and teachers' most-asked questions about building
successful tourism career:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate in one of our upcoming "Think Tourism" events. These events are coordinated with the Saskatoon and Regina Industry Education Councils to help give students an opportunity to meet people working in tourism.
Complete the online Service Best
Certification. This is for students preparing to enter the workforce who want to gain customer
service training and life-long transferable skills. This certificate looks great on a resume and with
code CAREER high school students can take it for free.
Saskatchewan has more than 1,200 hotels, motels, bed and breakfast and campground accommodations throughout
the province. Jobs available to those interested in the accommodation industry are varied and diverse. Jobs
range from those in large full-service and accommodation-only hotels and motels in many communities to small
bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and lodges in remote communities.
Examples: Lodge Owner/Manager, Campgroup Operator, Bed and Breakfast Operator, Room Attendant, Front Desk Agent
Food and Beverage Services includes restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food trucks...basically anywhere you can
get food. This industry is a major employer of youth, which provides an excellent training ground for people
who are beginning their careers.
Examples: Executive Chef, Bartender, Catering Manager, Food and Beverage Server
Recreation and Entertainment is one of the most diverse industries, covering everything from outdoor adventure
to live events. It is also one of the fastest growing service industries. Careers in recreation and
entertainment provide opportunities for people who enjoy sharing their knowledge of local culture and their
love of the outdoors.
Examples: Fishing and Hunting Guide, Recreation Coordinator, Tour Guide, Outfitter Operator, Conservation Officer
People working in Travel Services help visitors make decisions about what to see and do in a community. They
also help coordinate travel to other destinations. Travel services include organizations that specialize in
serving the needs of the tourism industry, as well as businesses that provide direct services to visitors.
These include government agencies, marketing organizations and tourism educators.
Examples: Social Media Influencer, Travel Writer/Photographer, Tourism Destination Manager, Visitor Centre