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Factsheet on Innovation

November 2017
What makes the hospitality industry tech-savy and innovative? Due to the massive development of digitalisation, the face of tourism has changed dramatically, therefore reshaping the way we work, the way we connect and the way we select goods and services. While tourism and hospitality represent the 3rd socio-economic activity in Europe; ... Read More
24 March 2017
Social Dialogue in the European Hotel and Restaurant Sector: EFFAT-HOTREC Work Programme 2017-2018 ... Read More

2016 Policy Proposals to Boost Job Creation in the Hospitality Sector through 5 Pillars 

29 November 2016
The tourism industry provides close to 13 million jobs to the European Union (Link – Eurostat statistics) and is the third socio-economic activity after the retail sector which employs 32.8 million people, and the construction sector (20 million). The hospitality industry alone employs 80% of the total EU tourism workforce, which represent 10 million ... Read More

19 February 2015
Net proposal for amendments: recast of the visa code (COM(2014) 164 final) ... Read More

EFFAT/HOTREC Skills list hospitality sector - restructured

8 May 2013
EFFAT – HOTREC "European Qualification and Skills’ Passport (QSP) in the Hospitality Sector”: Skills’ list to be integrated into EURES... Read More