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Accessible tourism experiences

A meeting with Dr. Vicky Richards: Accessible Tourism

Dr. Vicky Richards, Programme Director for Undergraduate Tourism Programmes and Lecturer in Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) at Cardiff Metropolitan University teaches a 10-credit score module concentrating on social inclusion. Vicky has a wealth of experience and knowledge and has worked in disability services for 20 years within the third sector. From a tourism and hospitality point of view, she believes that the industry, such as hotels and restaurants, can easily begin to break down the barriers for people with disabilities and accessible tourism experiences. Next Tourism Generation (NTG) also aims to bring the attention to accessibility for all in tourism. In this blog, Heini Jones, the Communications Officer from the Wales NTG project, interviews Vicky about social inclusion and the importance within the industry sub-sectors.

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Sustainability in City of Orlando

Interview with Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability at City of Orlando

On behalf of JlagEurope Silvia Barbone, project leader of NTG, had an interview with Chris Castro about sustainability and smart tourism. His insights are of importance for the Blueprint strategy for Sectoral Skills Development to respond to the fast-changing and increasing skills gaps in digital, green and social skills that Next Tourism Generation (NTG) is working on currently.READ MORE

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The importance of digital workers, beyond technology

Changes in society and in tourism carry workforce to adapt their skills to better find a “marriage” between what clients demand and what we can offer them. From this point, CEHAT has been investigating what the industry should offer to society in order to accomplish one of the missions of the Next Tourism Generation (NTG): improving the qualification of the workforce.

 

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Recap PM4SD Summer School, Day 2

Day 2 of the PM4SD Summer School, in cooperation with the Next Tourism Generation Alliance (NTG) has brought up some new insights. The event focused on the selected theme “Skills, Careers and strategic alliances for Sustainable tourism” and has invited many expert keynote speakers to discuss this rising matter.READ MORE

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