Careers/ Education

ITT shows its commitment to careers and education by recognition of good practice, student awards, consultancy and much more.

ITT runs an Education & Training Committee chaired by ITT Board Director Claire Steiner. Claire organises student events on behalf of ITT, such as the hugely popular 'Future You' seminar at WTM.

She also represents ITT on external education/ industry bodies. Educational partnerships are an important part of ITT’s careers and education work.

The most recent being with the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership, a multi-country educational programme to introduce students to careers in travel and tourism.

Useful Research Links

Finding the latest research on a variety of issues relating to travel and tourism and the management of organisations within the sector is often challenging. The links below are not endorsed by ITT but they may well be useful points of reference for members seeking answers to particular research questions.

ATLAS (Association of Tourism and Leisure Educators)
On-going programme of research events
www.atlas-euro.org

European Commission (Tourism)
Studies and data on various issues affecting competitiveness and tourism
ec.europhttp//ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/
tourism/ index_en.htma.eu/enterprise/sectors/tourism

International Centre for Responsible Tourism
Research on responsible and sustainable tourism
www.icrtourism.org

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Tourism)
International studies on topics relating to tourism and economic development.
www.oecd.org/department/
0,3355,en_2649_34389_1_1_1_1_1,00.html

People 1st
Skills and labour market research
www.people1st.co.uk/research

United Nations World Tourism Organisation
International data and research
www.unwto.org

Visit Britain
Markets and marketing research
www.visitbritain.com/research

World Travel and Tourism Council
Business association. International studies examining the impact of tourism.
www.wttc.org/eng/Tourism_Research/

ITT Centres of Excellence

ITT created the Centres of Excellence status to recognise leading universities keen on working particularly closely with the Institute.

Universities with Centre of Excellence status will be able to use a dedicated logo, receive support in organising industrial placements, have access to high level industry speakers, have access to senior industry figures for research purposes and will grant an annual ITT Centre of Excellence Student of the Year award to a student identified by the university.

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