The development of green skills is at the forefront, aiming to equip individuals and organizations within the tourism sector with the knowledge and abilities to operate sustainably. But is teaching and learning these green skills easy in the tourism industry?
The circular economy is expected to be a new competitive advantage for restaurants, supporting the development of more environmentally friendly operating models and, in particular, reducing the amount of waste generated.
International research and development activities produce solutions to the tourism industry’s sustainability challenges
In the years 2023–2026, the Center for Tourism Business Development is concentrating on solving sustainability challenges in the European tourism industry. In total, 21 partners from 12 European countries are involved in the joint projects.
everyone needs to recharge and no one can perform indefinitely. To cope with everyday life, entrepreneurs need resources to counterbalance the stresses and strains.
We develop: The new international curriculum responds to the increase in demand for coastal and maritime tourism
In particular, in the so-called cold-water coastal areas in Europe tourism focuses on creating unique blue experiences and increasing well-being through water experiences.
Satakunta is a multi-sector industrial region, and that is why we are visited by a lot of foreign people traveling here for work. We are at the very top in work-related international tourism, if compared to other Finnish regions.
We develop: REKRYBOOST 2023 – an event responding to the workforce challenges of the tourism industry
The attractiveness and, at the same time, the retention power of the tourism sector must be increased in order to respond to the labour market issues in the tourism industry.
Finland 100 years candlelight procession organized by the Suttila youth club on Taikayöntie
Food is an important part of tourism. Often, we experience the best moments from our travels in restaurants and cafes or, for example, the tasting moments spent at farms and markets. There are wonderful food tourism destinations in Satakunta, and our food industry is also well known in Finland. However, the development of food tourism is still in its early stages in our region.