The most sought after tourism professionals in Brazil

tourism professionals

Since the pandemic in 2020, the gross revenue of Brazilian GDP from the tourism sector has been gradually recovering, after a loss of almost 100 million reais, according to Swissinfo. Fortunately, tourism was one of the sectors that first showed improvements after the end of restrictions.

In fact, the data are quite encouraging for the year 2022 and beyond. Those who live in tourist centers in Brazil have noticed that the country is once again witnessing the growth of the tourism industry in different sectors.

In fact, in the last published report, the National Confederation of Commerce of Goods, Services and Tourism, estimated a significant increase in revenue in this sector between November 2021 and February 2022, according to Hosteltur.

Fortunately, the forecast was correct and today tourism in Brazil represents 12% of the country's employment rate, according to Hosteltur. Furthermore, a recent analysis by Swissinfo confirms these figures, revealing that the tourism sector has generated a total of almost 500 direct and indirect jobs in the tourism sector.

Why has Brazil's tourism sector grown?

A study carried out by the Brazilian Association of Tourist Operators, better known as Braztoa, confirmed that the pandemic led to a high in the desire for nature tourism, which was consolidated in the second half of 2021 and is expected to continue in 2022.

However, it was believed that tourists would be foreigners and the truth is that no, it is the citizens of Brazil themselves who decided to travel through Brazilian territory, effectively driving the growth of tourism in greater numbers than previously thought.

Profiles with the highest search in Brazil

Now, with the incredible growth of tourism in Brazil in the last two years, overcoming the quarantine caused by Covid 19, some profiles have benefited at the expense of others, thus generating an increase in certain positions. Check it out below.

Hotel manager

Hotels are the heart of tourism, essential for receiving national and international tourists in the country's main tourist destinations. However, building your managerial resume is a key part of being able to apply for some of the most important, most sought after and highest paying jobs in the tourism industry.

There are job openings in the most varied cities in the country, but among the most outstanding are Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Fortaleza, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Salvador da Bahia and Porto Alegre. In addition, salaries can range from approximately R$2.500,00 to R$5.500,00 per month, according to Vagasbr.

Travel agent

Travel planning to countries like Brazil has always been one of the most profitable sectors of tourism in the entire market, as by offering vacation and travel plans, they are also a major attraction for those who want to visit the best of each city.

This means that travel agents, in addition to working in many of the largest companies in Brazil, can opt for highly diversified salaries from anywhere in Brazil, the most notable being: Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Fortaleza, Curitiba and Belo Horizonte. . In terms of salary, they can earn from R$1.400,00 to R$3.000,00 reais per month.

Airline industry personnel

The transport industry is one of the industries that offers the most jobs in Brazil for the tourism sector. Would you like you are preparing your CV to be an airport agent, airline pilot or flight attendant. If this is your case, you have many options for working in this industry. Here are some of the most sought after profiles in the industry:

  • airline pilot
  • air traffic controller
  • Flight attendant
  • aircraft copilot
  • Aeronautical engineer


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