a1 Central Queensland University and University of Johannesburg
a2 DePaul University, Chicago, USA
This purpose of this study is to ascertain U.S. hospitality and tourism management student's perceptions of jobs in the industry. To undertake this, students were asked to identify which factors were important when choosing a career and whether the hospitality and tourism offers these. Additionally, students were asked their perceptions towards a number of dimensions relating to careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. Overall, it is clear that respondents are generally happy with the careers being offered in hospitality and tourism and are committed to pursuing careers in the industry.
c1 Correspondence Dr Scott Richardson, Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Marketing, School of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education, Central Queensland University, Goodchap Street, Noosaville, 4566, QLD, Australia. E-mail: email@example.com