EU Tourism Careers – Silvia Barbone

The Project Coordinator at Federturismo Confindustria Silvia Barbone introduces “Next Tourism Generation Alliance”, which represents a next step for the European tourism sector within the IdEATE project. Miss Barbone also lists the project’s final results and highlights the need to empower youngsters’ education and technical and soft-skills.




EU Tourism Careers – Lucia Sinigaglia

The Project Manager Lucia Sinigaglia discusses about some main activities and events that the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce has realized for the project « European Tourism Careers ».






EU Tourism Careers – Christian Hauschildt

The Director of Operations for Valeu Consulting Christian Hauschildt discusses about what could make the difference for the employability in the tourism sector in terms of skills. Specifically, what the jobseekers usually either overestimate or underestimate in tourism industry.





EU Tourism Careers – Anna Athanasopoulou

 The Head of Unit Tourism at European Commission Anna Athanasopoulou emphasize that as a world leader in the tourism sector, the European Union should stay competitive and should keep supporting tourism careers intensely.

Tourism Careers in Europe – Support for Jobseekers
Info-promotional video with EU initiatives for jobseekers in the tourism sector.

Tourism Careers in Europe – Support for SMEs
Info-promotional video with EU recruitment support for small and medium enterprises in the tourism sector.


Tourism careers in Gastronomy – Interview
Listen to the experiences of Francesco Pellegrino – Chef and Trainer and Andres Ramirez Restaurant Manager. Even if they come from different backgrounds, they share the passion for their work and the determination and courage to reach their objectives. Training and practice led them to be ready to seize the opportunities when they came.


Tourism careers in Accommodation – Interview
Mr. Alexandros Angelopoulos – CEO and Managing Director of Aldemar, first-class hotels chain, outlines the main fundamental characteristics to succeed in the Accommodation Sector: sustainability, entrepreneurship and empathy. Moreover, gaining experience through hard work is the basis for growth.


Tourism careers in Travel and Tours – Interview
Hear Ms. Valeria Della Rocca, a Manager Director in the MICE sector outline some fundamental skills in this field: communicating effectively through a definite strategy, using foreign languages to meet the needs of customers, promoting the territory and using social media websites and technology. Moreover, an entrepreneurial mindset is important for self-improvement.


Tourism careers in Guiding and Experience – Interview
The passion for nature can be instilled in others and turned into a successful business through commitment and optimism. Learn how from Lola Gomez – Self-entrepreneur Agriculture Tourism CLISOL and Mikko Kettunen – Survival instructor and nature guide.


Tourism careers in Destination management – Interview
Mr. Jaakko Löppönen – Destination CEO in North Karelia, talks about his training and experiences, giving some advice to young people who would like to enter the Destination management sector. Open-mindedness, networking and travelling are crucial tools to challenge yourself.


Tourism careers in Digital Service and Innovation – Interview
Which experiences led a student to become an expert in digital marketing and to enter the United Nations World Tourism Organization? According to Ms. Peñarroya, the most useful skills are the knowledge of languages, sustainability and empathy toward the customer.