German tourism firms in new jobs initiative to support refugees

wir-zusammen_411Nearly 40 companies, including several travel and tourism firms, have launched a joint initiative to offer jobs, training courses and support for refugees in Germany.

Participants in the ‘Wir Zusammen’ (‘We Together’) platform include TUI, Lufthansa, Airbus, Munich Airport and Sixt from the tourism sector along with major employers such as Opel, Deutsche Post DHL, Telekom, Robert Bosch, Siemens and VW. Other firms are being invited to join in.

Read the full article: Integration: German tourism firms support refugees

Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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