UNWTO launches education toolkit for incorporating tourism as a subject

Recognising the tourism sector as a pillar of economic and social development, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has launched an education toolkit for the incorporation of tourism as a subject in high schools across the world.
UNWTO Secretary Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvil pitched for the introduction of tourism as a subject in schools and establishing more tourism academies and universities across the globe at the Global Education Forum’ during the 25th General Assembly of the UNWTO here.
We recognise the vital need of supporting our member states in training and supporting the tourism workers of today and of tomorrow, giving them the skills and knowledge they need to meet the changing employer demands and build a truly resilient and competitive sector,” Pololikashvil said.
The introduction of tourism into high schools reflects the heightened relevance of our sector as a pillar of economic and social development. The support of Ministries of Tourism will be essential fo

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