Developing the tourism workforce of the future in the APEC region

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This report has been prepared for the APEC Tourism Working Group (TWG) and presents information on the current state of skill shortages faced by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) tourism sector and the leading practices that can be adopted by key stakeholders to overcome these skill shortages. The key stakeholders in question include businesses, government, industry bodies, educators and non-government organisations (NGOs) in the 21 APEC economies. Challenges include: a growing need for labour and skills; a need to focus on participation by women and young people; a shift in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Industry; Equity

Keywords: Skill shortage; Small business; Workforce planning; Regional; Capacity building; Labour mobility; Equal opportunity; Best practice

Geographic subjects: Asia; Oceania

Published: Singapore: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat, 2017

Physical description: vii, 174 p.

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Also called: Developing the tourism workforce of the future in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation region

Statement of responsibility: Produced for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Tourism Working Group by Nicole Garofano, Antje Martins, Mark Olsen (EarthCheck), Andreas Chai, Kate Hutchings, Char-Lee McLennan (Griffith University)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.761

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