Comparative Analysis of the Russian and European Systems of Education for Tourism Industry Training
The article reveals results of the theoretical generalization of studies concerning the Russian and foreign systems of higher education of personnel training for tourism. The author considers European systems as the exemplars boasting historical experience and sustainability in preparing the personnel for the tourism industry. The researcher reveals conditions and factors influencing the educational policies of teaching specialists and elaborates requirements to such systems as stated by the professional community. The paper concludes with the proposals for the use of positive foreign experience for implementing them into the schooling activities of Russian universities.