Fostering legal culture in tourism specialists

The paper analyses the situation in the foreign and domestic systems of training specialists in the tourism sector, the role of legal culture in the training of tourism personnel. The purpose of this paper is to form a legal culture by means of the organization of a training process for future tourism professionals. The dynamics of approaches to the training of specialists in the tourism industry and the factors of modern perspective, innovative, and creative activity were determined. The features of tourism and tourism education are considered. The experience of training specialists in leading tourist schools in the world, studying foreign programs and basic models of training and the expediency of its use in the practice of domestic educational institutions of the tourist profile are investigated. Ideas and systems for ensuring the continuity of tourist education from the beginning to the end of a career are substantiated. Particular attention is given to the three basic principles of higher education (accessibility, equality of opportunity, diversity). The specificity of the efficiency of professional activity in the tourism sector and its interrelation with the tourism professional training of highly qualified specialists, who are able to compete in the market of the service industry, are analyzed. The basic approaches to the formation and stages of development of tourist education in Ukraine and in other European countries are analysed. The scientific works on the problems of tourism are examined, the conclusions are drawn for the use of the above experience. Priorities of modern tasks of organizational and pedagogical work in tourism are outlined. The specificity of the efficiency of the professional activity of the tourism sector and its interrelation with the tourism legal culture are analysed. The importance of forming a legal culture in the educational system, in the context of tourist activity, was proved. Reasons for confirming the relevance of the task of developing the legal culture of employees of the tourism industry are substantiated

Doi: 10.37635/jnalsu.27(1).2020.58-70