International Practices for Managing Integration Processes in University Educational Programs of the Tourism Industry


Tourism is a global industry, and managing integration processes in university tourism industry education programs allows students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to work in an international environment and manage international relationships. Managing integration processes in university educational programs of the tourism industry involves incorporating international practices to enhance the quality and relevance of these programs. Collaboration with industry stakeholders in establishing partnerships, such as tourism organizations, hotels, travel agencies, and tour operators, provides valuable insights into industry needs and trends. These collaborations help universities align their educational programs with the requirements of the tourism industry and ensure graduates have the necessary skills and knowledge.


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How to Cite
ISKAKOVA, Adiya et al. International Practices for Managing Integration Processes in University Educational Programs of the Tourism Industry. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 6, p. 2557 - 2573, sep. 2023. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 apr. 2024. doi: