Lodging Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+18% (much faster than the average)


What Lodging Managers Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

Other Job Titles Lodging Managers May Have

Front Desk Manager, Front Office Manager, Hotel Manager, Resort Manager

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Hostel Manager ,

Hostels Lanka

The day to day work is mostly the fun stuff: talking to guests from all over the world and helping them plan their trips in the country. However I have a lot of work managing reservations, availability, and rates on the computer and keeping my accounts up to date. This is more behind the scenes that most people wouldn't know I do.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Answer inquiries pertaining to hotel policies and services, and resolve occupants' complaints.
  • Participate in financial activities, such as the setting of room rates, the establishment of budgets, and the allocation of funds to departments.
  • Confer and cooperate with other managers to ensure coordination of hotel activities.
  • Greet and register guests.
  • Monitor the revenue activity of the hotel or facility.

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