The Best Travel & Tourism Companies to Work for in 2019

To some people, there’s nothing like the thrill of exploring the world — new friends to make, new foods to try, new places to visit and above all, new adventures to be had. Wouldn’t it be great if you worked for a company that could help you pursue your passion? Well, good news — you can!
We’ve identified the best travel and tourism companies to work for from Glassdoor’s list of Best Places to Work in 2019. At these employers, you can explore exciting locations and help others do the same. Whether you want to work at the front of the line as a flight attendant or front desk agent, or in a behind-the-scenes corporate function, these four companies have tons of open roles — and are looking for candidates just like you!

1. Southwest Airlines

Best Places Rating: 4.4/5
Open Roles: Freight Agent, Strategy Engagement Lead, National Accounts Manager, Solutions Architect, HR Business Partner & more
What Employees Say: “Pros: Employee groups work together nearly all the time (rare occasion when they don’t). Safety will never be compromised, support of those above. Overall compensation is excellent, not #1 but more than fair. Company allows you to keep your personality and have fun!” —Current Captain
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2. Delta Air Lines

Best Places Rating: 4.4/5
Open Roles: Specialist – Flight Safety, Systems Engineer, Advisory Developer, Customer Service Agent, Product Leader & more
What Employees Say: “Pros: Flight benefits, general benefits, training program, how the airline values [its] employees.” —Current Customer Experience Specialist
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3. Omni Hotels

Best Places Rating: 4.3/5
Open Roles: Catering Sales Manager, Human Resources Manager, Content Marketing Coordinator, Director of Operations, Front Desk Agent & more
What Employees Say: “The management team is very understanding of life situations. They want you to be well balanced and can assist where needed. I feel heard by my leaders and coworkers. I also feel appreciated when I do a job well done. I feel encouraged to acknowledge others and to help others.” —Current Employee
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4. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Best Places Rating: 4.3/5
Open Roles: Sales Coordinator, Staff Accountant, Guest Services Manager, Assistant Front Office Manager, Director of Finance & more
What Employees Say: “We are encouraged to ask questions and to learn, without ever feeling as though we should already have the answer. I have been given opportunities to expand my skillset in people management. Everyone I’ve worked with on a management level or higher has been very welcoming and friendly.” —Current Front Office Supervisor