The Marriott group has around 10,000 job openings across the business chain but the pandemic has made the industry vulnerable to huge loss and less attractive to jobseekers. The chief executive Marriott group warned that it is in “fight for talent” as it struggles to keep pace with rebounding bookings.
The CEO stated that pandemic is stopping workers from re-joining or jobseekers from choosing job in this field. Thus the travel and tourism sector is highest hit by the pandemic leading to acute staff shortages, he said.Marriott is largest hotel company in the world operating franchises, licenses lodging in hotel, residential, and timeshare properties.
Experiencing pent-up demand for holidays and strengthening domestic market the hotel industry is the US has recorded highest revenue and room rates of this year. But the hotels and restaurants have to forcefully cut the opening times and service hours due to shortage of workers. But the company said, it is hiring more candidates trying to meet the surging demand.