Estimated to be comprised of more than 300,000 hotels and over 8 millionrestaurants, as well as countless tourist attractions, travel agencies, tour operations, cruise lines, tourism driven transportation systems, consulting firms,and real estate investment companies.The Asia-Pacific Hospitality Industry
Asia-Pacific is the region with the greatest growth potential for the hospitalityindustry.
2006 - Average tourism growth of 7.7% across APAC
Average tourism growth of 2.7% across Americas and 2.5% across Europe
Total number of tourist arrivals in the Asia Pacific region - over 252 million in2006.The UK Hospitality Industry
The hospitality industry is probably the world¶s fastest-growing, employment-generating profession, employing one in ten people worldwide. In the UK alone,the industry employs over 1.8 million people. It is estimated that the industry willrequire 30,000-35,000 trained people at managerial and supervisory levels everyyear till 2010 to fulfil its potential.