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Travelodge To Create Over 900 Jobs Before Christmas

27 Oct 2017

Travelodge To Create Over 900 Jobs Before Christmas

Hotel chain Travelodge has announced a recruitment drive which will see the company hire over 900 new employees before Christmas 2017.

850 new jobs will be created at hotels across the UK, with full and part time vacancies to be made available for receptionists, cleaners, hotel team members and bar cafe team members.

A further 21 Travelodge head office jobs are up for grabs at Thame in Oxfordshire, with new positions being created within HR, IT and finance departments.

Travelodge will also be trying to fill four maintenance engineer vacancies along with 55 hotel management and assistant hotel management positions too.

In total, Travelodge will be looking to recruit 930 new staff before the festive break, with 120 vacancies to be created at six new hotels in London, Bath, Inverness, Melksham, Newcastle and Redhill.

Explaining that there are no dead end jobs at the hotel chain, Chief Operating Officer at Travelodge, Craig Bonnar, said: “At Travelodge a job is for life and not just for Christmas. We are currently recruiting for 875 permanent positions throughout the UK which includes positions in six of our forthcoming new hotels.”

“Joining a hotel company opens the door to training, career progression and even roles in new countries. If you have passion, determination and a real desire to look after people then we will help you learn the rest.”

“At Travelodge, we are committed to developing our people. We have a successful in-house management development programme in place that has helped hundreds of colleagues climb the career ladder into management via an entry level position. The world certainly is your oyster in the hospitality industry,” added Mr Bonnar.

Travelodge has more than 500 hotels in the UK, Ireland and Spain and employs over 10,000 members of staff to cope with 19 million annual hotel guests. You can find out more about working life at Travelodge on our company profile for the hotel chain. There are also more details about this line of hospitality work in our blogpost about UK hotel jobs for students.

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