Tourism needs to 'embrace' job-sharing to spur recovery – report

Tourism needs to 'embrace' job-sharing to spur recovery – report
Hilton Taupo is helping train up beneficiaries for the hospitality industry. (Image: Hilton)
Brent Melville
Job sharing at times of seasonal demand could help beef up New Zealand’s depleted tourism workforce, the tourism industry’s transformation plan says.The draft plan is the last of eight sector transformation blueprints released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).It was unveiled by tourism minister Stuart Nash on Wednesday. He said it aims to “challenge the perception of a career in tourism from being one with low wages, long hours and uncertainty”.The report says the sector’s headcoun...

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