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NTG Travel Café with Dutch Travel Organizations

On May 24, the Next Tourism Generation Alliance (NTG) was present at the Travel Challenge 2019, where Tourism Education and the Industry both from The Netherlands gathered together in order to discuss the first outcomes of the NTG desk and field research at the first NTG Travel Café. Lobke Elbers, representative of NTG on behalf of Breda University of Applied Sciences shared the main outcomes of the surveys and interviews that were being conducted among the eight European partner countries with the top of the Dutch Travel organizations such as KLM, ANWB, Corendon and many more representatives of the tourism industry. READ MORE

NTG Blueprint Event – May 6

On May 6, delegates from different EU member states, tourism ministries, academics, educational institutes and other interests gathered for the first NTG Blueprint Event in Brussels. The event focused on exploring and discussing the opportunities to establish a Tourism Blueprint European network behind the NTG eight target countries (Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany) and with the participation of other countries. The NTG key partners Federturismo Confindustria, Breda University of Applied Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University, People 1st, Technological University Dublin, Eurogites and CEHAT were present during the event. READ MORE

NTG represented in Montenegro on 8 May 2019: 4th EUSAIR Forum

The 4thEUSAIR Forum jointly organized by Montenegro and the European Commission and with the support of the strategic project EUSAIR Facility Pointwill take place in Budva, Montenegro on 7 –8 May 2019. The event is organized back to back and in coordination with the 2ndForum of the Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce, Cities and Universities.READ MORE

NTG desk research infographic

The Next Tourism Generation (NTG) desk research report has been composed by Breda University of Applied Sciences, focusing on digital, social and green skills in the tourism industry in Europe. Furthermore, the most important trends, issues and challenges in digital and sustainability skills development for the tourism and hospitality sector were being reviewed in the partner countries involved in the NTG project (Bulgaria, Germany, UK, Spain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands). Each partner completed a comprehensive analysis of the situation regarding digital and sustainability skill sets in their country across five tourism and hospitality sectors:READ MORE

European Vocational Skills Week 2019

The European Vocational Skills Week 2019 will be hosted in Helsinki in October 2019. This event focuses on discussing multiple stakeholder perspectives on the implementation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) and how this can be beneficial for the future of Europe. Furthermore, the very best of training and skills through thousands of events and activities across Europe will be highlighted in order to show why Vocational Education and Training is a smart choice for individuals and companies. NTG focuses on developing modules and learning methods that will be integrated into the current European VET system and Industry, providing a benchmark, tools and good practice for green and social skills to support sustainable development and digital and technological innovation within 5 sub-sectors operations. READ MORE