China industry spotlight: Hospitality
China’s hospitality industry is undoubtedly huge. Not only does China need to accommodate and cater to all of their own people, Chinais also the third most visited country in the world. China’s economy continues to grow and with this growth, China’s standard of living also improves. What this means is that more and more Chinese people have more and more disposable income that they can spend on non-essentials such as traveling, staying at more hotels, eating at more restaurants, etc. They have more money to spend on leisure activities such as taking a cruise, going to theme parks, and a whole host of other forms of entertainment. China’s hospitality industry is going to continue to grow very quickly in the near future and now is the time to become an expert in hospitality.
Jobs within the hospitality industry can include anything from working with a hotel, bar, café, restaurant, night club, travel agency, or even being a flight attendant. An internship hospitality allows you to try out several different types of jobs within this industry.
As an intern in China in hospitality, you will learn how to manage the operations of various types of businesses. This is truly a dream industry as it can take you to a wide variety of beautiful and exciting locations. Imagine getting to working on a gorgeous cruise ship or at a luxury resort. For those more into thrills and adventure, working at a theme park might make work seem more like play. China is unique compared to other developed countries in that this industry in China hasn’t matured yet so hospitality companies in China greatly need eager new talent to join them in expanding this interesting field.
China's Hotel market is continuing to expand.
Gi2C Group can help place you into this industry and learn more about China along the way with an internship in Beijing or an internship in Shanghai. Internships are the perfect opportunity to test different industries and company environments to learn about what type of career best suits you.
- Catering to specific client requests
- Tracking inventory
- Quality inspections
- Creating a memorable experience
- Organizing events
- Operations assistant
- Researching menus or recipes
- Testing new food
- Purchasing and ordering
- Banquet and event operations
- Guest activity planning
Experience and qualifications
To find a hospitality internship in China, excellent communications skills, professionalism and customer service are required. Specific experience needed depends on which type of internship in hospitality is chosen. The ability to read or speak Chinese is beneficial.