The venue, in Vilafranca del Penedès, wants to train professionals and promote tourist activities related to the wine sector
The School of Tourism of Catalonia began last night or walk in Escavi Vilafranca building as a joint initiative of the wine and the city of Vilafranca sector, which further emphasized in the opening ceremony.
Both the mayor of the municipality, Pere Regull, as President of the Consell Català de Formació Professional, Xavier Casares, they recognized the importance of this collaboration. Casares also added that the wine industry and the wine cellar is very powerful in Catalunya, but sometimes does not receive the support it deserves, so it is very important for the private sector to assume “responsibility.”
Regull Pere said, meanwhile, that public administration is having to lay the foundations, but it is the private sector that has to give the final push to school. For the mayor, from Vilafranca has to support all economic activities have on the population, but most of the vine and wine sector, because it is he who gives personality to the municipality.
“We want to be the store Tarragona and Barcelona,” said the mayor to a packed, mostly businessmen associated with business Penedès wine and cava.
The purpose of school is to educate professionals and promote the expansion of tourism activities that add value to the wine sector and specialization based on experiences in the Catalan tourism sector.
The training will offer inclusive, as will target both the initial training, in collaboration with the department of Ensenyament as occupational training to unemployed professionals recycle, with the support of Servei Catalonia Occupation.
Also, and the main form, it will give further training to working professionals, alongside the professional and representative bodies of the industry.