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Workforce Training

Tourism generates and continues to grow significant revenue that is integral to Maryland’s economic vitality. In Fiscal Year 2017, visitors to Maryland spent nearly $17.3 billion on travel, an increase of more than 4 percent over the previous year. That visitor spending is an important revenue generator for both state and local governments, generating $2.35 billion in taxes last year. That increase in revenues is driven by the fact that Maryland welcomed 42.1 million domestic visitors, an increase of 4 percent from 40.5 million the previous year. And last year, employees in tourism-related jobs around the state earned $5.7 billion in wages.

The links below will help you identify training and education opportunities across the state.

  • Entering the industry as a first career opportunity
  • Building an existing career in the industry
  • Transferring skills from another industry

Opportunities in Maryland’s High Schools
Opportunities in Maryland’s Colleges and Universities
Financial Assistance and Other Resources