Challenges facing tourism industry – and how to tackle them

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Training opportunities and clear career paths are essential to improving productivity in the tourism sector. Dr Andreas Chai, from Griffith Business School, contributed to the June 2017 CEDA report into the economic consequences of Australia’s productivity performance in the service sector. He suggests that more can be done to boost labour productivity in tourism by […]

Tourism workforce faces severe headwinds

Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
New research released by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Tourism Working Group (TWG) has revealed the region’s tourism industry is on the cusp of being severely impacted by a shrinking skilled labour force. The TWG engagedGriffith’s Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and EarthCheck to study the future of the tourism workforce across 21 APEC member […]

Time poor workers less likely to act on climate change concerns

Griffith Business School
Companies wanting to reduce their carbon footprint should look at ways to ease the stress and workload of employees, a study by Griffith University researchers has suggested. The findings show that time does really matter when it comes to closing the value-action gap on climate change. Two nation-wide surveys conducted by the researchers have revealed […]