Online ISSN: 2520-4521 | Print ISSN: 2522-6606
Volume 4 Number 6 June 2020
OPPORTUNITIES AND PERSPECTIVE OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LEARNING: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON SYLHETPages: 49-60
Authors: Md. Mirajur Rahman
Unemployment rate is growing day by day in Bangladesh and most of the unemployed people are graduates. But, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for 8% of the world’s jobs and has the highest potential for growth of any industry. International travel alone accounts for more than 840 million tourists annually, resulting the huge number of employees are required to provide service them. The intention of this paper is to emphasis on the tourism and hospitality education which are crucial component in providing service with capable and efficient human resources for tourism and hospitality industry. In Bangladesh, there have a gap between institutions or training center that creates skill man power for tourism and hospitality industry and enthusiastic learners who are determine to build their career in this enough space industry. Furthermore, this study also focuses on the employment impact of tourism and hospitality industry which is significant for alleviating of unemployment and creating sustainable jobs where has quality of life with the handsome salary, standard of living and more gorgeous working environment. There is needed to build connectivity between employer and employees, because the overall numbers of tourism and hospitality entrepreneur are expected to grow their business proving excellent service by their professionals. In fact, tourism and hospitality professionals have a strong influence on educational learning and skills which help to provide service in tourism and hospitality have to attain.