Travel industry demotivated by low pay and industrial unrest

travel industry could face a chronic shortage of staff and skills and a
demotivated workforce because of poor employee relations, new research claims.

poll of 200 travel agents, by global distribution systems supplier Amadeus,
shows low pay and industrial unrest has led to almost half of those polled – 44
per cent – to consider quitting the industry.

of the remaining 56 per cent fear a long stint in the trade has left them
unemployable outside the industry.

survey shows the majority of the workforce are demotivated by low pay, a lack
of opportunities and job security.

By Quentin Reade

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