Thoughts on Training
Talent development in tourism is not just about jobs for those in the industry; it’s also a critical component of the growth of the industry as a whole, because the workforce supporting the industry is a necessary ingredient enabling innovation in tourism.
Training insights by Cynthia Ord, travel consultant and marketing specialist, instructor for the Online Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development by Village Earth and Colorado State University.
Carole Favre, Owner and Founder of Small Matters, shares her insights into the why and how of training and skills development for tourism entrepreneurs, particularly small businesses and destinations who work with them.
Dr. Xavier Font of Leeds Metropolitan University and Respondeco has worked extensively in both academic and business fields focused on responsible and sustainable tourism product development, marketing, and communications.
Does your class or training program encourage open-minded approaches to exploring new experiences, help create a positive learning environment, and make it easy for the learner to make sense of key learning points?
There’s no question that one of the most exciting aspects of MOOCs is that they, by nature, can be accessed by anyone with Internet access – which means less unequal opportunity to access quality content.