Tourism really is a ‘people business’ and tourism employment exists in every corner of the Highlands and Islands. People choosing to work in tourism here can acquire skills for life; skills that are in demand and transferable to many other locations, jobs and professions.
Establishing the tourism sector as a career of choice for local people is critical to its success. Reputation is key for any business seeking to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive market. In a world where comments and feedback are just one click away, what one visitor says informs the next, and in the same way what one employee says can inform the next recruit.
If you're a tourism employer: we've all the help here you need to make sure that your working practices inspire and support your workforce.
If you're already working in tourism, or you'd like to, then take part in our Fair Work in Tourism survey. Tell us what's most important to you so that together we can shape an industry we can all be proud of.
"Fair work includes truly listening to your team and creating an environment where everyone feels their input is welcome and important."
(Audrey Maclennan , Senior Development Manager - Tourism, HIE)
Further details here