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Hospitality and Tourism

Dominance of Food and Beverage

Report Segment: Employment in Sector

Employment in the hospitality industry is dominated by the food & beverage service sector (including restaurants, cafes, takeaways and pubs), and represents just over 50% of all employment in the industry. Other catering (e.g. in-house catering and events) makes up almost a third of employment, whilst accommodation employment represents 17%. (BHA Trends & Development 2010 p. 88)