Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Recruiting and Executive Search Services

ACCUR’s Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure industry recruiters work with companies that span the range of this multi-billion dollar industry which covers hotels and other lodging, restaurants, event planning, theme parks, cruise lines and affiliated tourism categories. Working internationally, our recruiters are ready to find talented executives at all levels of this dynamic business sector. We further possess a strong network of talent with cutting-edge digital and e-commerce skills. 

The Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure industry is quite broad, but the positions we see usually fall into one of four categories:

  • Food service: approximately 50% of the meals eaten in the United States are prepared and served by this large sector of the economy, which can range from fine dining to takeout and fast food. We source and place executives in all levels of this market, from high-end boutique establishments to multi-national corporations.
  • Lodging: From large hotel chains to regional enterprises, executives with specialized levels of expertise are required by this lucrative sector of the Hospitality industry.
  • Recreation: comprising activities meant for rest, relaxation and enjoyment, this sector is fast-growing as affluent consumers demand new experiences and levels of service.
  • Travel and tourism: in this sector we see positions ranging from those overseeing the operations and management of major cruise lines to important executive positions at professional associations and organizations that encourage travel across the globe.


Serving international markets in Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure

Those in the Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure industry know that a global presence is vital, and that’s why ACCUR deploys recruiters in offices across the globe to meet the specific needs of the markets our clients serve.

In NYC and New Jersey: Our Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure industry clients rely on the NYC metro area as a incredible important headquarters for their markets. Therefore, our recruiters have developed a deep network and expertise in the New York City area and surroundings.

In Miami: Situated at a major hub for the cruise and tourism business, our Miami Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure recruiters bridge the U.S., Latin American, Caribbean and European markets with sterling candidates that will help you grow.

Our Hospitality & Leisure Industry Recruitment Services

Retained Executive Search

Our Executive Search Services Offer A Bespoke Approach with Exhaustive Search and In-Depth Assessment

  • Completely customized to your needs
  • In-depth assessments by our team saves you time
  • Utilize a set of custom criteria to narrow your search to the right executive talent and candidate pool

Great choice if you want a completely customized option, and have high level strategic positions to fill.

Professional Search

Our Headhunters and Recruitment Consultants Offer A Wide Selection Of Vetted Talents Selected Using Our Time-Tested Process

  • Combines custom criteria with our full database of qualified
  • Efficient, personalized and tailored to your needs
  • Allows you to conduct a search without advertising

A good choice for most executive search needs with a global network access.

Contingency Search*

Our Hospitality & Leisure Recruiters Offer A Cost-Effective Way to Reach a Qualified Top Talent Pool Quickly and Efficiently

(Only available to long term clients and for specific job openings)

  • Quickly reach out to our large and qualified global network of candidates and talents
  • Take a more active role in evaluating and vetting talents

* This option is only available for long term clients and for very specific opportunities.

Forbes Top 100 Executive Search Firm in 2018-2022

ACCUR Recruiting Services was just named a Top 100 Executive Search Firm and Top 100 Recruitment Firm in 2022 by Forbes Magazine for the 5th consecutive year!

Recruiting for Private Equity’s Hospitality & Leisure Portfolio Companies

With our 16 years of experience in the executive search services, we also built a strong expertise in recruiting C-suite executives for Private Equity Firms having portfolio companies in the Hospitality & Leisure industry. We understand the specific level of expectations in terms of growth, exit strategies and financial reporting. Often positioned on fast growing and sometimes emerging brands, PE-backed companies and Hospitality & Leisure brands require senior executives bringing best practices, usually coming from large and Fortune 500 companies, but often benefit from equity driven professionals with previous successful experience in entrepreneurial environments.


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Hospitality & Leisure RecruitING Market

Powered by both leisure and business travel, the Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure industry generates over $500 billion dollars in revenue each year. Of course staffing a business sector this large takes talented executives that hail from food service, cruise ship lines, online service offering, hotel chains and travel and tourism companies.

More About Our Hospitality & Leisure Industry Focus

CEO, CFO and other C-level
General Manager
Country Manager
VP of Sales / Sales Director
VP of International Sales
VP of Marketing / Marketing Director
VP of Finance / Finance Director
VP of Latin America
Supply Chain Manager
International Sales Director
Export Director
Regional Director / Area Director
Brand Director / Brand Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Area Sales Manager
Key Account Manager
Marketing Manager
VP of Stores / Director of Stores
Head of Retail / VP of Retail
Retail Operations Director
Regional Manager
District Manager
Store Director
Boutique Director
Store Manager
Boutique Manager
Retail General Manager
Assistant General Manager
Retail Operations Manager
Senior Retail Sales Consultant
Senior Retail Sales Expert


Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden)
DineEquity (IHOP, Applebee’s)
Bloomin’ Brands (Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill)
Brinker International (Chili’s, Maggiano’s)
Sun Capital Partners (Friendly’s, Johnny Rocket’s)
Burger King
Dunkin’ Donuts
Sentinel Capital Partners


Carnival Cruise Line
Royal Carribean
Celebrity Cruises
Costa Cruises
Holland America
NCL Norwegian


Marriott International
Hilton Inc
Four Seasons
Ritz Carlton
InterContinental Hotels Group
Wyndham Worldwide
Accor Group
Choice Hotels
Best Western
Starwood Hotels & Resorts


Expedia Group
Priceline Group
American Express Travel
AAA Travel

For Candidates In The Hospitality & Leisure Industry

JOB SEEKERS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: For candidates who are looking for their next career opportunities in Hospitality & Leisure, they can use our Recruitment and Executive Search Firm as a great job search resource and one of the top employment agencies. ACCUR’s job openings are often confidential and not listed on any job boards.

We are committed to provide top career opportunities with some of the best employers on the market. If you wish to be considered for any of our Hospitality & Leisure industry job opportunities, please submit your resume and search for our latest jobs. We are not your usual staffing agency. We connect you with some of the industry leaders for great permanent positions.

Hospitality & Leisure Industry Jobs

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