Work in nice hotels like Hilton and Marriott. Lots of jobs at hcareers.com
Thousands of people start entry level and work their way up to the General Manager job earning 60-200K or more. Many started as bellman and are now overseeing large hotels earning great salaries and enjoying fantastic travel perks.
As an entry level sales person you will sell blocks of guestrooms, meeting space, banquet space, and services and amenities to event planners.
Start pretty fast with an online certificate at ahla.com or http://www.aprinda.com
A favorite story is of a bellmen that started as a bellmen at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco and advanced through the various departments until he became the General Manager. (Herman Wiener)
If you are looking for a good paying career where there are lots of opportunities, rapid advancement potential.............then give hotel sales a try.