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As the Leisure and Travel sector enjoys a new era of innovation, leveraging multiple channels to engage consumers, Leisure and Travel sector jobs are becoming increasingly sought-after. Thewlis Graham can find the right candidates who will bring visionary and strategic oversight in this attractive and exciting market.

The Leisure and Travel sector is recovering from recent economic turbulence, and consumers are increasingly returning to both trusted and emerging companies. From hotels and restaurants to health and fitness to travel operators, leisure and tourism is a wide-ranging market. Organisations must be agile, up-to-the-minute, and empathetic to the needs of customers. The sheer range of channels available with which to engage with travel opportunities means that organisations must become more competitive, creative and consumer-focused.

Consequently, it’s vital that vacancies for Leisure and Travel sector jobs are filled with the most innovative and strategically-minded candidates. The recruitment of individuals with relevant specialist expertise, a great depth of understanding of operations, and commercial knowhow, is the surest way to thrive.

Our Executive Search Service

At Thewlis Graham, we have extensive experience in filling Leisure and Travel sector jobs with fantastic candidates. We search globally for a number of associated functions including:

  • Corporate Affairs and Communications
  • CEO and Managing Director
  • Finance
  • Marketing and Market Research
  • Human Resources and Reward
  • Logistics and Operations
  • Non-Executive Directors
  • Sales and Business Development

In the past, we've successfully recruited for Route Directors for Stena Line Ltd, and a C&B Lead APAC for Wyndham Worldwide. We've also placed a Commercial Director On-Board Services for P&O Ferries Ltd, and VP European Operations for Warner Village Cinemas.

We work tirelessly with each client to understand exactly what is required for each appointment, and aren’t afraid to use our expertise to challenge expectations. We also seek to gain a clear picture of the unique environment, dynamics and culture of each organisation we work with. We use our research capabilities and cultivated relationships to build a pool of talent for shortlisting, examining skills and experience, as well as personality, motivation and attitude.

We always solicit references, and conduct careful cross-checking to ensure a candidate’s motivations match the needs of the vacancy. We also provide a high level of extensive aftercare for both successful and unsuccessful candidates.