Research and analysis

Hospitality, tourism and sport sector: skills assessment

An outline of skills needs and priorities for the hospitality, tourism and sport sector.



This is a sector skills assessment for the hospitality, sport and tourism sector. It aims to provide labour market intelligence to inform the development of skills policy across the UK. The report was produced by two Sector Skills Councils - People 1st and SkillsActive.

The definition of hospitality, tourism and sport used in this report covers:

  • accommodation
  • food and beverage services
  • travel agencies
  • tour operators
  • gambling and betting
  • sports activities
  • amusement and recreation activities