According to Tourism Economics, Maryland visitors spent $15.4 billion on travel expenses in 2013 and generated close to $2.1 billion in State and local taxes. Tourism is the 10th largest private sector employer in the State, supporting 138,682 direct full-time equivalency jobs in leisure and hospitality, retail, transportation, and other sectors impacted by visitor spending. For these employees, tourism jobs provided $4.6 billion in wages and salaries in 2013.
The links below will help you identify training and education opportunities across the state, whether you seek information for individuals
- Entering the industry as a first career opportunity
- Building an existing career in the industry
- Transferring skills from another industry