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Category: Hospitality Management

Advancing from Hospitality Management diploma to VCC's Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree program through our transfer pathway.

Taking Hospitality to the next level

By Brighton College on November 1st, 2018 in Hospitality Management

We are pleased to announce a new articulation agreement with Vancouver Community College (VCC). Read more >

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Hospitality and Business Career Fair

By Denisa Baltat on June 24th, 2014 in Business, Events, Hospitality Management

Attention all Hospitality and Business students and graduates!

Brighton College would like to invite all of you to join us tomorrow, June 25th at our Vancouver campus at 4:00 pm for a job fair and networking event.  Read more >

7 Reasons to Work in the Hospitality Field

By Jay Oun on November 26th, 2013 in Hospitality Management

Vancouver has been globally renowned in the past decade for being one of the most livable cities in the world. This has caused an uproar in tourists for a city thriving in restaurant variety. The hospitality industry continues to expand in parallel with the rising population of “Rain City.” Have a look at 7 reasons why hospitality might be the right career path for you:

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Hospitality Students Tour Downtown Vancouver!

By Brighton College on July 23rd, 2013 in Hospitality Management

A few weeks ago our current Hospitality students went on an outing in Downtown Vancouver. Accompanied by their knowledgeable instructor, they visited a grand total of 12 Luxury and Mid-scale class Hotels in the booming tourist destination. Read more >

Considering a Career in the Hospitality Industry

By Brighton College on October 7th, 2012 in Hospitality Management

In the wake of the recent economic downturn, many industries have taken a hard hit. The growth has slowed down and the job market has shrunk. The slowdown has affected all the sectors and hospitality is no exception; however, the impact of economic stagnation on the hospitality industry has been far less compared to other industries. Hospitality remains one of the fastest growing sectors and it continues to provide excellent job opportunities to people all over the world. Read more >

Hospitality Jobs in BC – Industry Outlook

By Brighton College on March 21st, 2012 in Hospitality Management, Local News

The hospitality industry across BC is growing rapidly in 2012 and is expected to continue over the years to come. It’s a field where professionals who are looking for careers in restaurants, hotels, resorts, and many other organizations can expect to see some increased job security and occupational opportunities.

Hospitality Jobs in BC - Industry Outlook


From 2011 to 2020 it is anticipated that jobs in hospitality and specifically restaurant manager, hotel manager, and executive positions within these organizations are expected to either increase or maintain stable rates of growth. There are a variety of entry-level positions that a professional in this industry can obtain, for example;

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Resort Coordinator
  • Guest Services Manager
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Hospitality Coordinator
  • & Many More

These are a few examples of the positions that are available throughout BC and the hospitality jobs that graduates from Brighton College’s Hospitality Management diploma program can expect to secure upon completion.


Starting wages for jobs in restaurants and hotel jobs upon certification in Hospitality Management range from $15 to $18 per hour with in some cases, depending on the opportunity, it can rise upwards of $20 per hour. After 5 – 7 years of experience, an executive level position can be obtained in this field (with larger organizations) and salaries of over $50,000 per year are common with bonus structures in place as well. Wages are expected to remain at their current level for hospitality jobs in BC.

License and Certification:

A Hospitality Management diploma is generally a requirement for managerial or supervisory positions in this field. For Hospitality Management courses and diploma programs, they can range from months to 2 years and higher depending on the institution and focus of the program.

Skills Required:

There are a variety of skills that are required to be a successful professional in the Hospitality Management industry. Supervisory and management skills are a core focus and should be professionally developed, for hospitality jobs in BC, a hot travel and entertainment destination, a required skill set involves strong communication and social skills. The team working and organizational abilities are exercised daily and this should be a strong suit for any professional looking to secure a restaurant manager job or a career in hotel and resort management.