Bad Image for Tourism-Related Professions

Politics ♦ Published: April 19, 2011; 13:51 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria's tourism industry workers are dissatisfied with their jobs because of relatively low pay and bad working conditions.

Bad Image for Tourism-Related Professions / Picture: ©

There is dissatisfaction among employees in the tourism industry. According to a study by the Vienna Chamber of Labour and the union, defining factor are irregular working hours, relatively low pay, weekend and night work and stress. Interviewed were 800 employees from restaurants and hotels; there is a total of 181,000 employees working in the industry.

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