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Working in tourism : the UK, Europe & beyond, for seasonal and permanent staff

Author: Verité Reily Collins; Susan Griffith
Publisher: Oxford : Vacation Work, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Travel and tourism employs 1 in every 15 people worldwide. There are people working from Paris to Patagonia in a broad range of occupations. This completely revised and updated 3rd edition explains  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verité Reily Collins; Susan Griffith
ISBN: 1854583115 9781854583116
OCLC Number: 55535625
Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. The Jobs & How to Find Them --
Introduction --
Some Definitions --
Scope of Opportunities --
What Employers are looking for --
Rewards and Risks --
Coming Home --
Types of Employment --
Resort Reps --
Meet & Greet Guides --
Working for Ground Handlers --
Tour Personnel --
Tour Guides --
Longer Itineraries --
Camping Holiday Tour Operators --
Campsites Couriers --
Supervisors --
Applying --
Activity Holidays --
Children's Camps --
Sports Instructors --
Sailing --
Ski Resorts --
Ski Tour Operators --
Chalet Staff --
Ski Resorts Worldwide --
Overland Expedition Leaders --
Cruise Ships --
Transport Personnel --
Airlines --
Coaches --
The Channel Tunnel --
Ferries --
Hotels & Catering --
Opportunities for People with Qualifications --
Other Types Of Employment --
Conferences & Events --
Tourist Offices --
National Parks --
Leisure Centres & Theme Parks --
Travel Agencies --
Casual Work --
Pubs & Clubs --
Special Events --
Casual Work in Hotels --
Fast Food Restaurants --
Glamorous Jobs --
DJs & Entertainers --
Working For Yourself/Freelance --
Conferences --
Running Your Own Tours --
Investing in Property Abroad --
Training --
The Value of Qualifications --
Getting a Grant --
Range of Courses --
ABTA --
GNVQs --
NVQs --
Award-Granting Bodies --
University Courses --
Distance Learning --
Useful Preparatory Courses --
Languages --
Computers --
Health & Safety --
Specialised Training --
Tour Managers and Guides --
Hotels & Catering Courses --
Airlines --
Conference, Incentive & Corporate Hospitality Work --
Travel Agencies --
Bus & Coach Courses --
The Leisure Industry --
Childcare --
Conservation --
Qualifications and Training in Europe --
US Courses --
Choosing a Course --
Directory of Training Courses --
Getting A Job --
Advertisements --
Interpreting Adverts --
Recruitment Agencies --
Internet Recruitment --
Speculative Applications --
Tour Operators --
Special Interest Tours --
Interviews --
Preparation --
While You're Waiting --
Red Tape --
Research for going abroad --
Contracts --
Insurance --
Health --
National Contributions & Social Security --
Tax --
Travel --
What to Take --
Staying in Touch --
Bibliography --
Problems --
Problems at Work --
Lost Luggage --
Delays --
Problems with Clients --
Problems with Colleagues --
Problems with Employers --
Student Trips --
Working in Hotels --
Problems Outside Work --
Culture Shock --
Loneliness --
Health & Hygiene --
Part II. Country by Country Guide --
Europe --
Red Tape --
Working in Europe for a UK Employer --
Job-Hunting in the EU --
US Students Work Exchange Programmes --
United Kingdom --
Austria --
Belgium & Luxembourg --
Cyprus --
France --
Germany --
Greece --
Ireland --
Italy --
Malta --
Netherlands --
Portugal --
Scandinavia --
Spain --
Switzerland --
Turkey --
Eastern Europe --
Hungary --
Poland --
Romania --
Czech Republic --
Australasia --
Australia --
New Zealand --
North America --
USA --
Canada --
Latin America & The Caribbean --
Central America --
Caribbean --
Middle East --
Jordan --
Lebanon --
Israel --
Africa --
North Africa --
Morocco --
Tunisia --
Egypt --
East Africa --
Southern Africa --
ASIA --
Part III. Directories of Employers --
Directory of Placement & Recruitment Agencies --
Directory of Tour Operators --
Part IV. Appendices --
Appendix 1. UK Tourism Training Courses --
Appendix 2. Tourist Offices in London --
Appendix 3. Embassies & Consulates in London & Washington.
Responsibility: Verité Reily Collins ; revised by Susan Griffith.

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