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Hospitality training will be key in the future of Spain


We're about to close a 2015 Frantic for the hospitality industry. A year when numbers have not stopped moving, in most cases positively and, that according data made public by the FEHR, will be even better in 2016. But for the sector to continue to grow is essential to work from the ground to continue building a future of quality hospitality Y, thus, for tourism in Spain.

We are one of the leading countries in tourism, a world power, and for this reason we are obliged to grow, innovate and get better, but this should be done under a long-haul strategic planning. We must think "what we want to be" and "where we want to be" within, As minimum, 10 years.

To get this to penetrate society, the essential is start from the formation. If we are leaders in tourism, training should have a height; training is born from the sector and the sector is addressed. We do not have to reinvent the wheel, we must strive to achieve absolute excellence in hospitality, service and gastronomy. And there's only one way to achieve it, through formation.

According to a study Chronicle of Higher Education, he 98% of university rectors believe that a change is needed in education, of which 67% They consider that this change should be disruptive. What does this mean? What we must change the ways of imparting such education, using the technology available at our fingertips.

If we follow trends, first thing to consider is that learning should be student-centered, be customized. Each student is unique, It has different aptitudes and needs a rest, therefore you must receive an education based on your requirements. We now have a number of tools that make each person is hyper thanks to mobile devices and can receive comprehensive training in the time you want. It can provide specific training, eliminating unnecessary add-ons without relying on strict schedules and closed.

As leaders we, we have to adapt before anyone changes, stop living anchored in the training system of the last century and take action. In Gastrouniversia We have implemented this new educational model through plataforma BlackBoard, a tool using the 70% of the 200 best universities and business schools in the world. Thanks to this tool provide training aimed especially hospitality professionals, so they can be formed without any problems directly from your smartphone or tablet without relying on a fixed schedule. We fully adapt to the complicated agendas and schedules that workers must endure this harsh but beautiful world.

One New Year's is usually to increase our training and there is no better way to fulfill that through advanced courses and master's degrees in Restaurants and F address&B hotelier offer from Gastrouniversia for those managers, proprietary, managers, middle managers or cooks who want to take a giant step in his career.

About the Author

I'm a lucky guy that life has given him much more than I expected. I teach at the University Institute for Tourism Research. I am Director of the Master in Restaurants & F&B Hospitality University of Alicante.


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