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Innovating and renewing Skills Intelligence | Recap 1st Pantour webinar

Fast developments in society and the tourism sector led to a new landscape for companies and workers in the industry. Also, due to the pandemic, many jobs in the sector have changed rapidly and new ones have emerged. At the start of the PANTOUR project, a thorough secondary data analysis has been done on current and future skills needs for the tourism industry. Existing data have been analysed, on global and European industry reports, EU policy documents, consultancy papers, and academic research. This has rendered a broad understanding of the status of skills in the tourism industry and what is needed for the future. In this blog, we will share some first insights from these analyses.

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Ireland National Workshop recap | A Solution-Focused Approach to Attracting and Retaining Staff in Tourism

In a joint event organised by the Pantour Consortium, and the Pact for Skills for Tourism (PfST), which promotes joint action through the establishment and implementation of large-scale skills partnerships at national, regional and local levels, on the 17th of February, we brought together panellists in Dublin to discuss this urgent issue in the industry.READ MORE

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Introducing PANTOUR with AnaMaria Camps – project leader CEHAT

How does PANTOUR – the Pact for Next Tourism Generation Skills work exactly?

 

‘The intention of this call is to implement the Blueprint Strategy. Through PANTOUR we aim to boost innovation and training in skills all over Europe. The main objective of PANTOUR is to fill the gap between skills needs and existing education and training in tourism sector. Skills are the key to a better performance of tasks and operations related to every job position. The different addition of the same skills may result on a different job position. We will also establish National Skills Groups which will be integrated by three different stakeholders. Tourism entrepreneurs will give their vision about products, tasks and procedures which will need new skills for professionals; training and education entities will hear and provide that specific curricula and the public sector will promote the necessary environment.’

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Expertise in tourism in Italy: trend and outlook

This article describes the general overview of the employment needs of Italian tourism companies, by analysing the data of the Excelsior Information System1 and that relative to the surveys carried out by the Osservatorio sull’Economia del Turismo delle Camere di Commercio (Observatory on the Economics of Tourism of the Chamber of Commerce). The Unioncamere – ANPAL, Excelsior Information System- ranks among the major sources available in Italy on job market issues. Since 2010, it has also been providing forecasts on medium-term employment needs (five-year horizon), through a multisectoral econometric model and with an approach similar to that followed at European level by CEDEFOP. The forecasts currently refer to the 2022-2026 period and are detailed by economic sector, type of employment, professions, levels of education and main fields of study.

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