Hoteliers: Threat of Staff Shortage

Politics ♦ Published: November 17, 2010; 12:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

On one hand, hotel owners are confronted with more vacancies, on the other the seasonal contingent is reduced, so they are calling for the opening of the labor market.

Hoteliers: Threat of Staff Shortage / Picture: ©

The good news about the rising number of overnight stays for the tourism industry also has its side of shadows. There is greater demand for scarce human resources, the number of vacancies increases. On the other hand, the seasonal contingents are being reduced. The number of seasonal workers has been reduced nationwide by over 10%, which meets with criticism from the industry.…