Skills & Education


HOTREC: How to Attract and Retain the Workforce in the Hospitality Sector

Jan 17, 2020


HOTREC is the umbrella Association of hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in Europe, which brings together 45 national associations in 33 European countries and is the voice of the hospitality industry in Europe. The industry contributes with 5% of the EU GDP to the EU economy and is composed of 2 million enterprises, 90% of which are micro-sized (i.e. employing less than 10 people). The European hospitality sector, together with the other tourism industries, is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in Europe.

Internal Notes

UNWTO Students League is Recruiting Teams for its Global Competition on Sustainable Tourism

NECSTouR academic members are open to invite students to participate in this unique opportunity from The World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations. The deadline for the application process is January 15.

Opportunities with World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training


In the frame of its cooperation with NECSTouR, AMFORHT - World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training - is pleased to warmly invite and reserve a special treatment to all those NECSTouR Members interested into participating to their following upcoming events on Tourism:

Registration to MOOC on How to Design Smart Specialisation Strategies is now Open


Through this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) you will have the opportunity to learn about: Smart Specialisation, Innovation Policy, Project Mapping, Structural Changes, Entrepreneurial Discovery, Local Capabilities, Regional Policy,...

Duration: 7/10/2020 - 20/12/2019
Cost: Course enrolment is for free
Participants: Practitioners, Consultants, Policy Makers, Academics, Students
Lecturers: Dominique Foray and Martin Eichler



22nd AMFORHT World Forum in Tourism and Education


The overall Forum will be held as well as the AMFORHT General Assembly at the Novotel-Sofitel Eu-rope in Luxembourg City, together with BBI Luxembourg (Brussels Business Institute of Higher Educa-tion), from 21st to 23rd March 2018.
This year, our international speakers, AMFORHT members and attendants will all discuss together around the following contemporary theme: “Transform our world with education: Cooperation, Education and Development”.