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The Tourism working group shares best practices in teaching tourism, hospitality and catering. While following emerging trends in tourism the groups main goal is the development of common projects and teaching programmes.

Working Group Chair / Co Chairs

Anja Nagel

Euro Akademie Hannover

Sandra di Marcantonio

Marie-France Boyer

Aims of Working Group

  • Increasing student and staff mobility opportunities through a comparative study on degree programmes and curriculum components offered by Businet member institutes
  • Identifying particular employability skills for the tourist industry, e.g. interpersonal communication skills and high intercultural sensitivity
  • Engaging employers through the dissemination of placement and job opportunities through the Businet website
  • Involving employers into intensive programmes and Busidays
  • Offering staff development opportunities through teacher exchange programmes and sharing of teaching materials
  • Developing a curriculum matrix
  • Offering added value to degrees by awarding Businet diplomas and certificates

Profile of Working Group Members

Teaching staff in tourism or English, Programme managers, International managers/coordinators