The trend of sustainable tourism and future considerations: what to focus on?
The figures for tourism in Italy are positive. The summer season saw an increase in visits to art cities and seaside resorts, with the return of foreign and national visitors. Among the favorite destinations, natural and artistic beauty, as well as hospitality and food, thanks to many of the restrictive measures, have helped to encourage the recovery of what remains one of the driving sectors of our economy. The tourist market demands more and more professionalism and competence, a “new normal” has emerged represented by a radical change in the behavior of consumer-tourists. the structure of needs, the system of priorities, the decision-making processes have changed and all these factors must find a safe haven in tourist offer which takes into account these aspects but above all education offer able to create these most differentiating professional characteristics.
ITS Academy Turismo Veneto and the new professional figures: what is the advantage of undertaking these postgraduate specializations?
In this context are placed the ITS Academy Turismo Veneto courses which – also thanks to the excellence recognized at national level among the Tourism ITS – develop development process that makes tourism operators de facto ambassadors and guarantors of the quality of a destination and the host territory. The ITS Academy Turismo, in Veneto, represents the first from ITS to have its own headquarters, in Jesolo. A Campus designed with the aim of developing its concept innovative teachingwhere teacher and student can move and interact, breaking the mold of classical classroom education.
Tourism and innovation: what are the benefits that the ITS Academy Turismo implements to guarantee a preparation aligned with the demands of the labor market?
In tourism, more than ever, innovation can provide advantages compared to an increasingly competitive global market, and in our case, it is a topic that transversely affects all our educational courses to become the main ones in the Digital 4.0 course. Each Master has its main focus, which is highly linked to the territory, but basically all educational units of all 5 courses are updated annually to respond and anticipate labor market trends and needs.
1,800 hours of which 60% in the classroom and 40% dedicated to practical work, a two-year period full of experiences and content: what are the most important experiences that students can benefit from?
Definitely the teaching method: the lessons are actually designed to facilitate interactivity between students and encourage discussion and team building, all with a view to continuous work on the CDs human skills necessary to be able to develop especially in the world of work. Added to this are internships (also abroad thanks to the Erasmus+ program) and certifications that can be used directly in the workplace both in the field of safety and language. ITS Academy Turismo Veneto is a point of reference, all routes are co-financed by the Ministry of Education and the Veneto Region and provide for the recognition ofscholarshipsbased on value and income.