ASAP  very much welcomes VisitBritain’s bid for a 10-year tourism and hospitality skills campaign for our industry to boost recruitment, skills and long-term careers providing the industry with the workforce it needs.

Steve Ridgway – VisitBritain Chairman (ex CEO of Virgin Atlantic) – outlined this as one of the 4 priorities in the UK tourism sector deal bid just submitted to the Government for negotiation under the Government’s Industrial Strategy.

He stressed how critical this skills campaign is for our industry’s future success, since more than 3 million jobs in this country depend on tourism.

We know this is a critical area for all our UK members and we’ll report on the outcome of the bid as soon as details are released.

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