Travelodge jobs: hotel chain launches recruitment drive to employ hundreds of staff across its hotels

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Travelodge jobs include flexible working hours round the school run to attract parents with younger children

Hotel chain Travelodge has launched a recruitment drive to fill 600 jobs ranging from managers to receptionists.

The roles are spread across its 582 UK hotels as well as at its headquarters in Thame, Oxfordshire.

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Travelodge has launched a recruitment drive to fill 600 jobs (image: PA)Travelodge has launched a recruitment drive to fill 600 jobs (image: PA)
Travelodge has launched a recruitment drive to fill 600 jobs (image: PA) | PA

Staycation trips away drive demand for more staff

Travelodge said it believes the trend for more “staycation” holidays in the UK will continue, giving a boost to the hospitality sector.

The company has an in-house management development programme, which has helped thousands of entry-level staff climb the career ladder, and offers flexible working hours around the school run to attract parents.

The 600 jobs are full- and part-time, including managers, bar staff, cleaners and receptionists, and head office roles in finance, marketing, computing and sales.

The company is also recruiting more maintenance engineers to join its field team.

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‘World of opportunities’

Travelodge chief executive Craig Bonnars said: “The start of a new year is a great opportunity to kick-start a new career change.

“Working in the hotel industry is fun and exciting and it opens a door to a world of opportunities.”

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