International and UK Hotels: Jobs, Internships and Graduate Programmes

What areas can I work? 

There is an estimated 45,000 hotels in the UK, in an industry which is worth around £100 billion pounds. Career paths in this field can be excited and varied with a wide range of opportunities from entry level to management. 

Hotels will offer a wide range of roles in all aspects of business support. Some of the hotels below offer a structured graduate programme, internship and placement opportunities. Some of the smaller chains will be happy to accept speculative applications. 

Below are a range of international and UK hotels and their recruitment / careers pages. For general hotel based roles see:

Roles in the Hotel Industry

Roles in the hotel industry include: 

Front of House

Food and Beverage Service


Business Services


Spa and Recreation

Operations management


Guest Services 

Finance & Business Support 

Tax / Audit 

Risk Management

Sales & Marketing 

Brand Management 

Corporate Communications &PR


Human Resources

Information Technology 


Marriott Hotel Group 

For jobs in the UK:

The Marriott also offer graduate programmes and International Internships and a Global Leadership Programme for postgraduates.

The Marriott Hotel Group incorporates:

The Ritz-Carlton

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott Hotels


Autograph Collection

Renaissance Hotels

AC Hotels

Marriott Hotels & Resorts

Gaylord Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott

Spring Hill Suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Residence Inn by Marriott

Towne Place Suites

Marriott Executive Apartments

Marriott Vacation

Sheraton Hotels 

Club Grand Residences



Travelodge have their budget hotels all over the UK. They offer various careers paths in their hotels and office based roles. 

Jury's Inn

The Jury's Inn have hotels in the UK, Ireland and the Czech Republic. They offer a Graduate Training Scheme, work experience and placements. 

Premier Inn

The Premier Inn, part of the Whitbread group, offer graduate programmes Operations Management; Whitbread offer HR, Finance and Technology graduate programmes. 

Whitbread incorporates: 

Hub by Premier Inn

Brewers Fayre


Cookhouse and Pub

Bar and Block Steakhouse

Thyme (premier Inn restaurants) 

Table Table 

Firmdale Hotels

Firmdale have eight London hotels and two New York and offer internship and Management Training Programmes.

Guoman Hotels

Guomen Hotels consist of four luxury London hotels: The Grosvenor Hotel, The Cumberland, The Royal Horseguards and The Tower Hotel. 

Accor Hotels

Novotel SuiteNovotel






Thalassa Sea and Spa


ibis Stylesibis budget

Formule 1

Hotel F1


 Radisson Hotel Group

Park Plaza Hotel Group Jobs

Radisson Blu    


Park Plaza

Park Inn 

Country Inns and Suites

Hotel Missoni 

Hilton Hotel Group 

Jobs in the UK 

European Graduate Development Programme

The Hilton Group incorporates:





Embassy Suites

Hampton Inn


Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Grand Vacations

Home2 Suites

Homewood Suites

Tapestry Collection


Waldorf Astoria 

Jumeirah Hotels

Jumeirah have three hotels in London, as well as hotels in the Middle East, China, Germany, The Maldives and Mallorca. 

Britannia Hotels

Britannia have hotels 61 hotels all over the UK including one right here in Canary Wharf. 

Intercontinental Hotels

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Indigo

Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts

Holiday Inn Express

Staybridge Suites

Candlewood Suites

EVEN Hotels

HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts

Wyndham Hotel Group

Hotels: 7,380 hotels in Australia, Bahamas, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Suriname, Turkey, UK, USA

They offer a wide range of roles and internships but many are based internationally. 

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Dream Hotels

Planet Hollywood

Ramada Worldwide

Night Hotels

Baymont Inn & Suites

Days Inn

Super 8

Howard Johnson


Knights Inn

Rhombus International Hotels Group

Hotels: Hong Kong (5) and Chengdu in China. 

Job and management Training Programme in China / Hong Kong: 

Kempinski Hotels

Kempinkski don't have hotels in the UK but they do have graduate opportunities in China, Turkey, Singapore, Kenya, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates.

Hyatt Hotels (UK Jobs)

Hyatt Hotels

Brand names: 

Park Hyatt


Grand Hyatt

Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Place

Hyatt House

Hyatt Residence Club

Handpicked Hotels

Handpicked have various luxury hotels in London and the rest of the UK, Scotland and the Channel Islands. 

Apex Hotels

Apex have hotels four hotels in London, as well as in Bath, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. 

Grange Hotels

Grange Hotels are an independent hotel chain with 15 London Hotels.