chapter 3 - HTM 2454: Careers in Tourism Careers in Tourism...

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HTM 2454: Careers in Tourism Careers in Tourism Video WTTC Job Forecast Statistics The Importance of Internships Careers in Tourism  Some Additional Ideas The Great Debate
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Careers in Tourism Video
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WTTC Job Forecast Statistics Tourism contributes to:  GDP Capital Investment Employment Foreign exchange Export earnings But it’s REAL punch is in its job-creating  capacity! In 2008, 238 million people accounting for  8.4%  of  total workforce !  Forecasted to 296 million people employed in  2018 accounting for 9.2 percent of the workforce!
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Tourism Job Requirements Leadership Concern for customer’s needs Self-discipline Physical stamina Courtesy
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Do I really need to have an internship? Ummm, lemme think…….YEAH! Acquire valuable hand-on experience Learn practical skills Develop professionalism Interact with the business community Understand the field!
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