What Are The Five Segments Of The Tourism Industry

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The biggest employer out of the the five segments of the tourism industry are the food and beverage. There are over 90 000 restaurants, bars, and caterers in Canada contributing $72 billion into the canadian economy with 4% GDP. Restaurants in Canada employ 1.2 million people making it the biggest segment of the tourism industry. The Tourism industry employs 1 in every 10 canadians. One third of the employees hired in the tourism industry are found to be under the age of 25. Some of the jobs available are food counter attendant, kitchen helper, food/ beverage server, cook, front desk clerk and HR manager. From the employees taking these positions 47.4% are female and 52.6% are male.

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A project growth annually of 2.3 percent in the industry is estimated from 2010 to 2030. An increase in jobs by 33 percent will occur as well in the 20 year gap. The demand will increase within the tourism sectors will occur as well. The two sectors that increase the most are the transportation sector and the food & beverage services sector. Air transportation available jobs increase 42.4 percent making it the biggest increase in positions out of all the transportation sectors. Overall as a whole the transportation sector will increase 30.6 percent in available positions available. Food & Beverage is the largest whole sector in job capacity growing from 851 924 available jobs in 2010 to 1 162 263 available jobs in 2030. Food and Beverage is projected to increase 36.4 percent from 2011 to 2030. An interesting aspect of growth is in the transportation sector. Rail Transportation has the lowest increase in job growth with 4 419 available positions in 2010 and only 4 864 available positions estimated in 2030. That is only a 10.3 percent increase in job availability in the course of 20 years making it the slowest growing Tourism industry. Between the years 2020 and 2025 the railway transportation industry is projected to not grow at all with a horizontal slope in job demands. Another sector that shows a decline in growth is the travel service sector. This shares the same pattern of decreasing slope as the railway …show more content…
The workers believe that they deserve higher minimum wage increased to $15 an hour with support of a union. The workers protest because they believe that $15 is the minimum they should be paid which is the minimum amount they need just to get by. They proclaim that they are forced to live in poverty because of low wages. The 15 dollar increase will help meet ends meet and will bring the United States poverty down by a large amount. Cities like Seattle and San Francisco have already passed the 15 dollar minimum wage law and many other cities in the United States are acting on the situation to help achieve an equilibrium between the employer and employee regarding the minimum wage. As an employee a 15 dollar minimum wage would keep me engaged with my job and will increase my employee retention. Due to the fact as an employee I would being making an increased amount of money I would appreciate what I do and would take my job seriously. Through the company 's perspective they might be thinking that increased wages means increased expenses. Not only would higher wages produce greater and efficient employees, it would also follow Service Profit Chain. When you take care of your employees, they will take care of your customers which will then increase revenue and profit. The 15 dollars would create higher valued employees who would care about their job and take it more seriously. This will

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