PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES OF STUDENTS REGARDING THE WORKING CONDITIONS IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

  • Danijela Durkalić Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, University of Kragujevac
  • Nataša Đorđević Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, University of Kragujevac
Keywords: students' perceptions, working conditions, tourism employment, tourism industry

Abstract

Today the tourism industry is considered as very attractive economic activity. However, among undergraduate tourism students, there are various and often distorted information and opinions regarding the skills that are necessary to acquire during the studies, career development, work opportunities and working conditions. The aim of the paper is to measure students' perceptions and attitudes regarding employment and working conditions in the tourism industry. The study was conducted using a sample of students of the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. The data were collected by a survey, while their analysis and processing were made using The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Based on this research, a general conclusion about students' attitudes will be reached, also about their satisfaction with practice in the tourism industry during the studies and the connection between theoretical and practical knowledge.

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Published
2019-06-01
How to Cite
Durkalić, D., & Đorđević, N. (2019). PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES OF STUDENTS REGARDING THE WORKING CONDITIONS IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY. Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja - TISC, 4(1), 327-344. Retrieved from https://www.tisc.rs/proceedings/index.php/hitmc/article/view/259