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TRAVEL AND TOURISM EMPLOYMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST:

2.3 million jobs

In 2017, travel and tourism directly supported 2.3 million jobs in the Middle East, which stands for three percent of the total employment, revealed the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2018 report. This is expected to rise to almost three million jobs in 2028. The region’s tourism industry ranked tenth globally when it came to employment.
Egypt is the biggest employer in the sector with over one million travel and tourism jobs, followed by Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Iran. For those with the right education and drive, the opportunities in the hospitality industry are limitless. Find out what path suits you best from our experts.

A SNAPSHOT OF TOMORROW’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY TODAY
To discover more about the various programs and degrees offered by hotel chains and hospitality schools, HN spoke to several key players whose efforts are growing the industry of tomorrow
André Cointreau’s School of Life
Glion Institute of Higher Education’s Winning Formula
IHG Nurtures Future Leaders
Louvre Hotels Group’s Recruiting Approach
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Pursues Excellence
Hilton’s Bespoke Approach to Hiring
AMFORHT’s Regional Expansion Invitation
Maroun Chedid’s Cooking Academy Pays It Forward
The Future of Hospitality Employment in The Middle East

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THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALITY EDUCATION
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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE
by Dr. Tanio Kassis, Dean, Faculty of Hospitality Management Sagesse University

TAPPING INTO THE MILLENNIAL MINDSET
by Olivier Harnisch, CEO, Emaar Hospitality Group

RE-EVALUATING THE EVALUATION SYSTEM
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