TourIK

Nominated 2019

Country: Austria

Region: Carinthia

Sector: Civil Society / Social Economy

Fields of action: Work, Migration

Project owner: Diakonie de la Tour gemeinnützige Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H.

Responsible person: Marcel Leuschner

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What is it about?

„TourIK“ is an initiative aiming at the labour market inclusion of refugees in currently understaffed professions within tourism. Regardless of their asylum status, 30 particpants undergo pre-training in the field of tourism in order to subsequently start vocational training in the Carinthian food and hotel industry, while being supervised by socio-educational support.