Hospitality and Tourism Job Fair in Tremé
Diverse job opportunities for a range of skill sets in New Orleans' largest industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 8, 2016

Councilmember Nadine Ramsey and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a hospitality and tourism career fair featuring various jobs openings within the industry. This is the industry's eighth career fair this year in a series aimed at connecting employers with job-seekers in convenient, relaxed locations, eliminating the pressure of large-scale career fairs.

The Hospitality and Tourism Job Fair is designed to connect job seekers with industry employers in a comfortable and approachable environment, facilitate networking and provide assistance in the hiring process. It is recommended that job seekers bring an updated resume, but is not required.

The Job Fair will include opportunities to meet with a variety of hotel, restaurant and tourism employers one-on-one and learn more about the hiring process. The event is open to everyone. This is the first hospitality and tourism career fair hosted in the Tremé, and is part of a citywide hospitality and tourism job fair series.

A list of participating employers for the September 14 job fair include:

Ace Hotel
Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome
Hotel Management of New Orleans
Hotel Monteleone
Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
Intercontinental New Orleans
Le Meridien
New Orleans Hotel Collection
New Orleans Marriott
The Ritz-Carlton
Royal Carriages
Windsor Court Hotel
Wyndham Vacation Ownership

*Participating employers are subject to change without notice.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Tremé Recreation Community Center
900 North Villere Street

Tourism is a top 10 employer in 49 of the 50 states, and is a $7 billion dollar industry in New Orleans supporting more than 86,000 jobs. Careers range from food and beverage service, housekeeping, sales, guest relations, finance, administration and more. These jobs can provide growth and opportunity to move up in a company, as well as employee benefits. Attending a hospitality and tourism career fair is the first step towards building a meaningful and long-lasting career in New Orleans' largest industry.

NOCVB: Sarah Forman, sforman@neworleanscvb.com, 504-566-5050


Flyer available for download here.