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Title: Work placement and employability prospects of the tourism business administration departments graduates in Greece
Authors: Βελισσαρίου, Ευστάθιος
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Tourism education;Εκπαίδευση τουρισμού;Work placement;Εργασιακή τοποθέτηση;Employability prospects;Προοπτικές απασχόλησης;Professional opportunities;Επαγγελματικές ευκαιρίες;Τechnological Educational Institutes;Τεχνολογικά Εκπαιδευτικά Ιδρύματα;Greece;Ελλάδα
Subjects: Tourism
Issue Date: 5-Feb-2015
Publisher: ΔΡ.Α.Τ.Τ.Ε.- Ινστιτούτο Τουριστικών Μελετών και Ερευνών
Abstract: Abstract:The link between the Labour market and education constitutes a basic condition not only for the professional career placement of graduates, but also for the competitiveness amongst enterprises and the growth of the economy in general. The tourism sector in Greece constitutes an important sector for employment and regional development. Public Technological Educational Institutes have hitherto played a leading role in the education of tourism business administration in Greece, aiming to prepare proficient executives for the specific sector. In the present article, the results of research that took place in 2009, in the departments of Tourism enterprises at the Technological Educational Institute in Larissa and in Heraklion, are presented. The location of these two Departments is very different regarding the tourist development and tourism infrastructures in each region. The scope of the research was to record graduate employability prospects in the tourism market, and also to identify the work placement problems and opportunities of the respective graduates. The parameters individually examined are the employability of graduates, the types of professions, career preferences, graduate mobility, problems during placement and other parameters concerning differences between the two departments. Based on the results of the research, proposals will be suggested in regards to the study, the
Language: English
Citation: Velissariou, E. (2010). Work placement and employability prospects of the tourism business administration departments graduates in Greece. Tourism Issues .13. p.168-184.
Journal: Τουριστικά θέματα
Tourism Issues
Type of Journal: Without a review process
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License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
Appears in Collections:Τεύχος 13 (Σεπτέμβριος 2010)

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