The place of tourism education in vocational training


Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, vol.2015, pp.655-659, 2015 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2015
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.655-659
  • Keywords: Tourism, Tourism education, Vocational training
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


© The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology.Vocational training of the workforce in the tourism sector forms part of the tourism policy and planning. The importance of education and especially vocational training is increasing. it is bound to conscious ,well-trained, competent and qualified staff who are able to share responsibilities to live an efficient and successful term for businesses. Various research show that the need for trained skilled manpower in the tourism sector is important for each stage of the sector. Therefore, people at every stage of tourism education must be equipped with practical knowledge and skills. In the education due to the dynamics of sector, it must be a dynamic structure. In other words, one of the basic conditions to exist in an increasingly competitive environment is qualified manpower. This can only be achieved by effective and high-quality tourism education and training as well as working of graduates of tourism schools in the sector. In the tourism sector, businesses and educational institutions should be in cooperation. Acting in partnership of vocational training decisions of the society and businesses that produces goods and services is an important step towards development and preserving of resources.