23rd September 2021

Travelodge, the UK’s first budget hotel chain which operates over 578 hotels in the UK, has today kick-started its autumn recruitment drive - and is looking to fill 750 positions immediately.

This recruitment drive includes 720 full & part time positions with flexible working hours in Travelodge hotels the length and breadth of the country. These include management roles for Hotel Manager and Assistant Hotel Manager positions, as well as Bar Café Team Member, Housekeeping Team Member and Receptionist.

The company is also looking to fill 30 roles at its head office in Thame, Oxfordshire which includes positions in Finance, HR, IT, Marketing, PR, Property, Revenue, Sales and UK Operations. 

To help fill the roles, Travelodge wants to unlock the potential of Britain’s mums and dads as schools reopen and parents seek to return to work.   

Travelodge is dedicated to supporting parents looking to return to work and has a programme in place that offers jobs close to home, hours that can match the school run, benefits that suit families and a path into management.

Craig Bonnar, Travelodge Chief Executive said: “There has never been a better time than now to join the UK hospitality sector - the career opportunities are endless and it also opens a door to the world. We need to fill 750 positions, and if you have passion, determination and a real desire to look after people then we will help you learn the rest.  Joining Travelodge also opens the door to training, coaching and career progression. Our in-house management development programme, Aspire, has helped over a thousand entry-level colleagues into a management job.

“We operate a dedicated programme to help parents work around the school run by offering flexible working hours and jobs close to home so that they can raise their family and keep one foot firmly on the career ladder too.”  

For further details on all positions at Travelodge and to apply, please visit: https://www.travelodge.co.uk/careers/

Travelodge offers a great range of employee benefits and these are available to new employees from their first day of employment. These benefits include:  

·     50% off Travelodge’s 578 UK hotels

·     Room discounts for family and friends

·     Work anniversary complementary booking voucher

·     Pension scheme

·     Discounts at a range of retailers

·     Employee Assistance Programme

·     Life Assurance   

For further information on Travelodge employee benefits please visit:  https://www.travelodge.co.uk/careers/what-we-offer.aspx

Travelodge is dedicated to helping mums and dads returning to work by offering: jobs with hours that fit around the school run, a work buddy and access to management training.

The company also operates a successful in-house management programme, called Aspire which helps entry level employees to successfully climb the career ladder into management.  Over a thousand entry level employees have been promoted to a management position via this programme.   




For further information, please contact:

The Travelodge Press Office

T: 01844 35 8703

E: pressoffice@travelodge.co.uk