Migrant’s Integration into Tourism-Related Professions 

Tour2Include aims to establish an innovative approach with the intention to support low-skilled migrants who would like to work in the Tourism Sector to acquire the necessary typical and soft skills

Objectives of the project

The specific Objectives of the Tour2Include Project include:

  • To identify the professions/positions where migrants could be better fit
  • To support low-skilled migrants in order to acquire the necessary hard and soft/intercultural skills and competencies
  • To develop training programmes and materials targeted to the needs of migrants and their tutors.
  • To offer better career perspectives to migrants who work or wish to work in the Tourism Sector
  • To increase migrants’ employability in the Tourism Sector
  • To enhance migrants’ integration into EU societies through their inclusion into the labour market

Expected Main Results

The results described below derive from all project activities.

  1. Development of a self-assessment tool
  2. Design of migrants-oriented training materials for the identified tourism-related professions / positions
  3. Development of an online platform, which will incorporate digital learning materials, lectures, “e-classrooms” and interim and final tests
  4. Development of two training courses; one for tutors/trainers; the other for low-skilled migrants
  5. Implementation of two pilot training sessions

Project Activities

  • National and Transnational Reports on the status of migrant’s employment in the tourism industry in the respective participating countries produced
  • Common methodological approach focusing on typical and intercultural skills required by migrants in the identified tourism-related professions designed
  • Self-assessments of migrants working or expiring to work in the tourism industry started
  • 14 November 2019: Berlin, Germany, Project Kick-off
  • November 2019 – April 2020: Mapping of Tourism related professions where low-skilled migrants are mostly occupied
  • National Reports and Transnational Report related to IO 1 can be downloaded here
  • 11 June 2020: Due to the COVID 19 the 2nd transnational Meeting was held by Zoom. You can find the press release here
Funding Programme: Erasmus+ KA204

Duration: 11/2019 – 10/2021, 24 months

Budget: 287.105 Euro

Countries: Germany, Greece, Italy

Project Number: 2019-1-DE02-KA204-006478

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