The regional secretary for Tourism, Francesc Colomer, and the regional secretary for Education and Vocational Training, Miguel Soler, have signed a cooperation agreement at the Dénia Tourism Center (CdT) to promote Professional Training in the tourism field.
Francesc Colomer highlighted that "today a stage of more coordination and rapport is beginning to better serve society and strengthen human capital as a fundamental value of our sector".
The head of Turisme has indicated that "qualifying people in the tourism sector is an absolute obligation, and continuing to advance and backbone by sharing commitments and neurons is part of this agreement."
According to Colomer, "tourism will reappear in this post-covid world with new market demands for which we must be prepared and today we are taking a step in that direction" and he recalled that "we cannot compete in prices or by lowering sustainability requirements, but by increasing the quality also of the people ".
For his part, the Regional Secretary for Education stressed that "training is essential in all areas and at various stages of life" and that "if we want an offer based on professional quality and innovation, we must always look towards The education".
Likewise, Soler has assured that "it is about analyzing the demands of the sector and in what way professional training can respond to that", while stating that "we are in a time of important challenges to which we must respond counting on all the resources of the Administration, that is why these agreements help us to improve and overcome these shared challenges ".
The General Director of Tourism, Herick Campos; the general director of FP and Special Regime Teaching, Manuel Gomicia; the mayor of Dénia, Vicent Grimalt; the person in charge of Tourism of the City Council of Dénia, Pepa Cardona, and formation managers of the CdT Network of Valencian Community Tourism.
Agreement between Education and Tourism
The signed agreement aims to jointly organize and develop actions of mutual interest to promote Professional Training in the Hospitality and Tourism branch.
Among the objectives is to share facilities and equipment to maximize the existing training resources in the field of hospitality and tourism, in addition to increasing the number of students who attend the training cycles of this professional family.
Another of the purposes of the agreement is to link the tourism business fabric with Vocational Training to enhance the relationship of VET teachers with companies in the sector and promote the transfer of knowledge, as well as promote the training of workers in the sector tourism and the labor insertion of people to the hotel and tourism industry.