Meet the Employers

meet the employers

Springboard works with over 100 businesses in the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industry. Take a look at the sectors below to find out a little more about our business partners and their exciting career opportunities!

Keep a look out for the INSPIRE symbol below to see which employers offer work experience and the Ambassador logo to find out which Ambassadors you can ask a question to by clicking on the logo.

  • AccorHotels


    Europe’s largest hotel group; AccorHotels operates and franchises 4,200 hotels on five continents. Recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work in the UK’; in a recent staff survey 82% were proud to belong to AccorHotels.

  • Andaz Liverpool Street

    Andaz Liverpool Street

    East end red-brick boutique hotel located in the heart of the City; part of the Hyatt group. One of the original London railway hotels, formally the Great Eastern.

  • Apex Hotels

    Apex Hotels

    A leading operator of contemporary, luxury hotels in the UK since 1996. They offer centrally located accommodation in the cities of London, Edinburgh and Dundee.

  • Apex Hotels

    Apex Hotels

    Apex Hotels is a family-owned collection of ten hotels in some of the UK’s most popular cities. Each contemporary hotel has individual character just like the different members of any family. But whichever Apex you choose to stay at, you’ll experience an authentic, warm welcome tailored for you.

  • Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

    Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

    This village hotel has an award winning restaurant with one of the most prestigious chefs in the UK; it is renowned as one of Britain's finest gastronomic experiences.

  • Chewton Glen

    Chewton Glen

    A luxury country house hotel and spa set in 130 acres of Hampshire countryside; with a wide range of facilities and activities; from clay pigeon shooting to apache buggy racing.

  • CitizenM


    Of all the hotels in London you won't find anything that comes close to the cool design features in their unique rooms. CitizenM is a brand new hotel concept that offers employees great opportunities to develop their career in a stylish environment.

  • Cliveden House

    Cliveden House

    A grand stately home in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, surrounded by 376 acres of National Trust managed gardens & parkland. The story of Cliveden is about 300 years of power, politics and parties.

  • COMO Hotels and Resorts

    COMO Hotels and Resorts

    COMO is a group of hotels with locations all over the world from Miami to the Maldives! COMO has two hotels in London, the Halkin and the Metropolitan.

  • Corinthia Hotel London

    Corinthia Hotel London

    Situated in the very heart of London, close to the River Thames; this is the undisputed jewel in the Corinthia crown offering state of the art 21st Century luxury.

  • Crieff Hydro

    Crieff Hydro

    The hotel, the myth, the legend - Crieff Hydro has been at the heart of Perthshire, Scotland for 150 years. Founded back in 1868, Crieff Hydro originated as a health retreat, focussing on the healing powers of water. Now, the hotel is a sanctuary for people across the UK, featuring a spa, restaurant, luxury rooms and access to the beautiful nature of Scotland.

  • Crimson Hotels

    Crimson Hotels

    Crimson Hotels is a fast-growing, independently owned hotel company founded in 1995. We currently own and manage 10 hotels with over 2,000 bedrooms, located in the United Kingdom, Portugal and Dubai.


  • Danesfield House Hotel & Spa

    Danesfield House Hotel & Spa

    Danesfield House Hotel & Spa occupies an elegant 1901 Tudor-style mansion, set on 65 acres of gardens overlooking the River Thames.

  • Dart Marina

    Dart Marina

    The Dart Marina is a 49 bedroom hotel set on the banks of the River dart. A high quality 4 star hotel which attracts a leisure based market throughout the year. Having been privately owned since 1994 there has been 50 million invested in the whole estate which has included a transformation of the hotel and the services it offers.

  • Elite Hotels

    Elite Hotels

    Elite Hotels present four hotels of distinction in the south; Ashdown Park, Grand Hotel,Tylney Hall and Luton Hoo.

  • Firmdale Hotels

    Firmdale Hotels

    Firmdale Hotels strives for the highest level of guest satisfaction and employees are part of an award winning team that takes service to a superior level.

  • Four Seasons Park Lane

    Four Seasons Park Lane

    Ranked in FORTUNE magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ every year since 1998. With 92 hotels in 36 countries and still phenomenal growth planned with continuous innovation and high standards.

  • Gleneagles


    Established in 1924, the hotel was soon acclaimed 'the palace in the glens’. It is a 5* resort set in 850 acres of stunning Perthshire scenery in the heart of Scotland with a luxury spa, 3 championship golf courses and a wide range of outdoor activities.

  • Hand Picked Hotels

    Hand Picked Hotels

    A collection of 20 country hotels with awarding winning spas and restaurants; has successfully been awarded the prestigious title of AA Hotel Group of the Year 2012-13.

  • Hilton


    One of the most recognized names in the industry. Hilton stands as one of the most stylish and forward thinking leaders in the industry with more than 540 hotels and resorts in 78 countries across six continents.

  • Hotelplan Group

    Hotelplan Group

    Hotelplan are one of the UK’s leading Ski Holiday tour operators that prides itself on being able to offer the best customer service and friendly advice to all their guests who book holidays with them. They have continued to grow and expand their travel company which now sees great Chefs and consultants with lots of personality join their team.

  • Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill

    Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill

    In London’s West End and part of the Hyatt brand, The Churchill is a 5* luxury hotel with a full range of exquisite services such as limousine, valet, and currency exchange.

  • IHG


    One of the world’s leading hotel companies. IHG operate 7 hotel brands and have over 3,800 hotels operate under franchise agreements. They manage 633 hotels and own 15 hotels worldwide including Holiday Inn.

  • InterContinental, London Park Lane

    InterContinental, London Park Lane

    Steeped in history, this London hotel was once the site of a royal residence. Now this Hotel is the epitome modern and flexible sophistication in the heart of Mayfair.

  • Jurys Inn Hotel Group

    Jurys Inn Hotel Group

    The Jurys Inn Hotel Group has 36 city centre located hotels, located in city centres across the UK, Ireland and the Czech Republic employing over 2000 employees. Our team strive to provide a personal touch by listening to our guests’ needs, delivering friendly service and always aiming to exceed the expectations of our guests.

  • K West Hotel & Spa

    K West Hotel & Spa

    Award winning boutique and spa hotel in West London. A stone’s throw from Westfield London and one of the best value 4-star hotels London has to offer.

  • Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

    Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

    An unspoilt country house; truly one of England’s finest luxury country house hotels with extensive leisure and spa facilities. Winner of numerous awards and shortlisted for the most Romantic Hotel in 2013.

  • Marriott


    Where do you belong? Belong with our friends at Marriott.

    A world leading hotel company with more than 3,700 properties in 74 countries worldwide. With one of the most powerful brand portfolio in the world, they set the bar for the hospitality industry.

  • Mercure and M Gallery Hotels

    Mercure and M Gallery Hotels

    Mercure is the only midscale hotel brand that combines the strength of an international network, with a strong quality commitment, all hotels are rooted in their local community from city centres to hotels by the sea or in the mountains.

  • Mullion Cove Hotel

    Mullion Cove Hotel

    Mullion Cove Hotel is a three star luxury hotel situated on the South Cornwall coast, the hotel has 30 ensuite rooms

  • Northcote Group

    Northcote Group

    There are four businesses in the Northcote Group, all in the hospitality sector in the North-West.

  • Oakman Inns and Restaurants

    Oakman Inns and Restaurants

    Oakman Inns have 16 contemporary bars and restaurants in Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 3 of which also offer bedrooms and private function rooms.

  • Park Plaza Group

    Park Plaza Group

    A full-service, upper midscale hotel brand for business and leisure travellers. With smart, spirited service, Park Plaza hotels' trend-setting designs capture the energy and style of each individual location.

  • Prestonfield


    Built in 1687 as the grand baroque home of Edinburgh's Lord Provost, Prestonfield is now Edinburgh's most luxurious 5-star hotel with 23 stylishly opulent rooms and suites. It is the brainchild of James Thomson, hotelier and restaurateur, who has focused on opulence, theatre and luxury in this quirky and stylish reworking of this A-listed historic mansion.

  • Principal Hotels

    Principal Hotels

    PRINCIPAL is a collection of award-winning hotels in city centre locations the length and breadth of Britain. Many of them occupy heritage, grande dame buildings; all of them are distinctive in their own way.

    An ongoing investment of more than £200 million is transforming our hotels, upgrading the bedrooms and introducing quirky, British finishing touches from tuck boxes to toiletries.

  • QHotels


    QHotels are recognised in the ‘Top 50 Best Places to Work in Hospitality’. They offer great work experience and exciting career development opportunities. QHotels offer the opportunity to work in iconic locations from The Midland Manchester to The Queens Leeds and Crewe Hall Cheshire. 

  • Radisson Blu Edwardian London

    Radisson Blu Edwardian London

    Radisson Blu Edwardian is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, Guildford and Manchester; with individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars.

  • Radisson Hotel Group

    Radisson Hotel Group

    Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups with eight distinctive hotel brands with more than 1,400 hotels in destinations around the world. Our portfolio of hotel brands includes: Radisson Collection™, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson and prizeotel.


  • Red Carnation Hotels

    Red Carnation Hotels

    Red Carnation Hotels is one of the most highly respected companies in the global hospitality industry. With an unrivalled reputation for the quality of the services they offer and for the way they look after, develop and reward everyone on their staff.

  • Rocco Forte Hotels

    Rocco Forte Hotels

    A family of 11 highly individual hotels and resorts, each is as individual and characterful as the city which inspires its design and each features a unique sense of style and ambience.

  • Royal Garden Hotel

    Royal Garden Hotel

    The Royal Garden Hotel is a 5* luxury hotel which offers a peaceful haven in central London; 394 bedrooms, a Spa, 2 Restaurants including Min Jiang, 3 bars and 10 Conference suites.

  • Sharrow Bay

    Sharrow Bay

    The original Country House Hotel, and creators of Sticky Toffee Pudding, Sharrow Bay is a small, luxury hotel in a beautiful location on the shores of Ullswater. 

  • St Giles Hotels

    St Giles Hotels

    St Giles offers travelers a growing collection of centrally and strategically located, individual and inspired hotels in the heart of major cities across Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.

  • The Bristol

    The Bristol

    The Bristol hotel enjoys an unbeatable waterfront location in the heart of one of the UK’s most exciting cities. Blending a modernist façade with an interior where boutique­ style warmth and contemporary design pervade throughout, The Bristol hotel is all at once a wonderful leisure and business destination. 

  • The Calcot Collection

    The Calcot Collection

    The Calcot Collection is a small, eclectic group of luxury hotels, inns, restaurants & spas. Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds and one up North, The Lord Crewe in Northumberland.


  • The Capital, London

    The Capital, London

    A 5* London boutique hotel; The Capital has all the advantages of a large establishment, yet exudes warmth and personal attention to detail, which only a privately owned luxury hotel can afford.

  • The Cavendish Hotel

    The Cavendish Hotel

    Famous throughout London Society for her hospitality and cooking, The Cavendish Hotel London continues this tradition today – the ultimate in luxury and convenience for visitors to the London, whether for business or for pleasure.

  • The Goring

    The Goring

    Do you have what it takes to join the very best in London? For over a century The Goring has stood tall as London’s unique luxury hotel. Not only is it the capital's only family run five-star luxury hotel, but it is also the only hotel in the world to have been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen. 

  • The Headland Hotel

    The Headland Hotel

    The Headland is Cornwall’s iconic hotel. Family-owned and run for over 36 years, the hotel and cottages pride themselves on delivering outstanding service in a world class position on the Atlantic coastline.

  • The Landmark Lancaster Group

    The Landmark Lancaster Group

    The 5* luxury Landmark London hotel has 300 large guest rooms including 51 suites, three restaurants and bars and a Spa and Health Club with a 15m pool.

  • The Langham

    The Langham

    This luxury 5* London hotel is the epitome of elegance and poise. The sumptuous surroundings will transport you into a world unaffected by the passing of time.

  • The Scarlet Hotel

    The Scarlet Hotel

    Come and work at the Scarlet and be part of the innovative Red Hotels group; your training and development will be a priority.

  • The Stafford London

    The Stafford London

    Tucked away in the heart of historic St James's, and just minutes from London's iconic landmarks and vibrant West End, The Stafford London the epitome of traditional British luxury, steeped in history and character.

  • The Trout Hotel

    The Trout Hotel

    One of the largest independent four star hotels in Cumbria, The 49 bedroom Trout Hotel is a multi million pound business with an award winning team of 76 and a thriving food and beverage operation.

  • Vineyard Group

    Vineyard Group

    The Vineyard Group has both owned and managed hotels in its portfolio. Newbury boasts two of it owned properties: The Vineyard is a 5 red star hotel renowned for its cuisine and its wine cellar. Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa boasts an 18-hole golf course and excellent spa as well as an award-winning restaurant while the other owned property is the historic Barns Hotel by the river in Bedford.