International Perspectives on Women and Work in Hotels, Catering and Tourism

Research output: Working paper

Abstract

Some of these issues relate to occupational sex segregation, wage parity, promotion
opportunities, the role of women within micro-enterprises and the informal hotel, catering and tourism economy. The links between equality of opportunity and treatment for women and men in quality jobs, workforce development, training opportunities and employment in the sector have been explored to a certain degree at national or local levels. However, there is less information regarding gender equality provisions and major international companies in global and regional contexts. The findings of this study point to issues of importance for employment of women as a basis for future dialogue. They also highlight important innovations, good practices and interesting case studies in support of future human resources planning for governments, employers‟ and workers‟ organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGeneva
Number of pages75
ISBN (Electronic)9789221274155
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2013

Publication series

NameSECTOR Working Paper
PublisherInternational Labour Organization
Volume289

Fingerprint

Hotels
Women and work
Tourism
Wages
Human resource planning
Good practice
Employers
Job quality
Equality of opportunity
Gender equality
Micro-enterprises
Innovation
Sex segregation
Workers
Workforce development
Government
Parity

Keywords

  • informal employment
  • women workers
  • work life balance
  • informal economy
  • catering
  • hotel industry
  • tourism
  • gender equality
  • womens rights
  • gender roles

Cite this

@techreport{69a39ecf17dd44f2832ddaba1c35b692,
title = "International Perspectives on Women and Work in Hotels, Catering and Tourism",
abstract = "Some of these issues relate to occupational sex segregation, wage parity, promotionopportunities, the role of women within micro-enterprises and the informal hotel, catering and tourism economy. The links between equality of opportunity and treatment for women and men in quality jobs, workforce development, training opportunities and employment in the sector have been explored to a certain degree at national or local levels. However, there is less information regarding gender equality provisions and major international companies in global and regional contexts. The findings of this study point to issues of importance for employment of women as a basis for future dialogue. They also highlight important innovations, good practices and interesting case studies in support of future human resources planning for governments, employers‟ and workers‟ organizations.",
keywords = "informal employment, women workers, work life balance, informal economy, catering, hotel industry, tourism, gender equality, womens rights, gender roles",
author = "Thomas Baum",
year = "2013",
month = "4",
day = "7",
language = "English",
isbn = "9789221274148",
series = "SECTOR Working Paper",
publisher = "International Labour Organization",
type = "WorkingPaper",
institution = "International Labour Organization",

}

International Perspectives on Women and Work in Hotels, Catering and Tourism. / Baum, Thomas.

Geneva, 2013. (SECTOR Working Paper; Vol. 289).

Research output: Working paper

TY - UNPB

T1 - International Perspectives on Women and Work in Hotels, Catering and Tourism

AU - Baum, Thomas

PY - 2013/4/7

Y1 - 2013/4/7

N2 - Some of these issues relate to occupational sex segregation, wage parity, promotionopportunities, the role of women within micro-enterprises and the informal hotel, catering and tourism economy. The links between equality of opportunity and treatment for women and men in quality jobs, workforce development, training opportunities and employment in the sector have been explored to a certain degree at national or local levels. However, there is less information regarding gender equality provisions and major international companies in global and regional contexts. The findings of this study point to issues of importance for employment of women as a basis for future dialogue. They also highlight important innovations, good practices and interesting case studies in support of future human resources planning for governments, employers‟ and workers‟ organizations.

AB - Some of these issues relate to occupational sex segregation, wage parity, promotionopportunities, the role of women within micro-enterprises and the informal hotel, catering and tourism economy. The links between equality of opportunity and treatment for women and men in quality jobs, workforce development, training opportunities and employment in the sector have been explored to a certain degree at national or local levels. However, there is less information regarding gender equality provisions and major international companies in global and regional contexts. The findings of this study point to issues of importance for employment of women as a basis for future dialogue. They also highlight important innovations, good practices and interesting case studies in support of future human resources planning for governments, employers‟ and workers‟ organizations.

KW - informal employment

KW - women workers

KW - work life balance

KW - informal economy

KW - catering

KW - hotel industry

KW - tourism

KW - gender equality

KW - womens rights

KW - gender roles

UR - http://www.ilo.org/gender/Informationresources/WCMS_209867/lang--en/index.htm

M3 - Working paper

SN - 9789221274148

T3 - SECTOR Working Paper

BT - International Perspectives on Women and Work in Hotels, Catering and Tourism

CY - Geneva

ER -