Sinn Féin Chair of the Economy Committee Caoimhe Archibald has welcomed the creation of the new employer network, Hospitality and Tourism Skills (HATS).
Caoimhe Archibald said:
“I want to welcome the initiative taken by the hospitality and tourism sector to set up HATS.
“This launches a three-year action plan to tackle shortage skills shortage in hospitality and tourism.
“This will see government working with education providers to plug this gap.
“Hospitality and tourism play a vital role in our local economy and if we can boost skills in the workforce we can continue to create more jobs.”