Mobility in the European tourism sector the role of transparency and recognition of vocational qualifications by Greg Richards

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  • Tourism -- European Union countries,
  • Labor mobility -- European Union countries,
  • Vocational qualifications -- European Union countries

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StatementGreg Richards
SeriesCedefop panorama series, CEDEFOP panorama
ContributionsEuropean Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
LC ClassificationsG155.E8 R53 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15334146M
ISBN 109289600497

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This   transparency issue and its relation to mobility in three different sectors of the economy. One of these sectors, the tourism industry sector, is covered in this report. Two other reports will cover both the chemical industry and the Mobility in the European tourism sector book sector and a separate synthesis report will summarise all Get this from a library.

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[Greg Richards; Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.] The extent of cross-border mobility in the tourism sector of the European Union (EU) was examined, along with its relationship to the transparency and recognition of qualifications.

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