Tourism

27 September 2018

Working in tourism: What’s in it for me?

(From ec.europa.eu ) Why tourism? Working in tourism offers exotic or beautiful locations, modern working spaces and a dynamic environment. Employees are often young, bringing an energy and sense of fun to teams and workplaces. There are plenty of chances for personal and career growth – and to make a difference. With work available on a permanent, part-time and seasonal basis, there are opportunities to suit everyone. What do tourism employers look for when they’re recruiting? According to research carried out as part of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises’ ‘Blueprint...
24 July 2018

Europe offers tourism job opportunities all year round

(From ec.europa.eu ) There are many tourism opportunities across the EU, from coastal and mountain destinations to popular cities. The sector supports 25 million jobs directly and indirectly in Europe. It’s the largest employer of young people, migrants, part-time workers and women, as pointed out by the European Commission and the International Labour Organization (ILO) . Requiring varying degrees of skills, tourism offers such workers a quick entry and/or re-entry route into the workforce. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations agency...
21 April 2017

Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in tourism: enhancing the image of careers in the tourism sector

Published : Fri, 21 Apr 2017 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has just published the call for tender on "Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in tourism: enhancing the image of ca...
10 January 2017

Opening plenary: Collaborative economy in the tourism accommodation sector

Published : Tue, 10 Jan 2017 The Commission adopted the Communication on the European Agenda for the Collaborative Economy in June 2016. In this Communication, the Commission committed to working together with Member States and stakeholders...

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