ERIC Number: ED480330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Tourism. Leonardo da Vinci Series: Good Practices.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
This brochure, part of a series about good practices in vocational training in the European Union, describes 10 projects that have promoted investment in human resources through training in the tourism sector to promote sustainable, or responsible, tourism. The projects and their countries of origin are as follows: (1) BEEFT, training of mobility planners for seasonal tourism in France; (2) CHTN, cultural heritage tourism network in Cyprus; (3) ESOPE, enterprises and operational structures for employment in the "green" tourism sector in France; (4) ENIT, European niche for insertion in the tourism sector in Austria; (5) EDIT, employee development in tourism, which made a comparative study of policies and practices in the hotel industry; (6) Refalt, European training network for work-linked training in the tourism and leisure industry in France; (7) Simulturismo, development of methods and materials for the improvement of initial and continuing training in the tourism and catering sector in Italy; (8) Tourit, survey and action research in information and communication technology in tourism and hospitality management in the United Kingdom; (9) Verena, training for tourist guides in the context of regional cultural development in Austria; and (10) WIT, women in tourism in Greece. All project descriptions include contacts for more information. (MO)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Vocational Education, Community Development, Cultural Background, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Employed Women, Foreign Countries, Historic Sites, Hospitality Occupations, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Leisure Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Tourism
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/education_culture/publ/pdf/leo5/en. pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
Identifiers - Location: Austria; Cyprus; European Union; France; Greece; Italy