"Since 1957 Tourism with Passion and Talent"
OUR HISTORY SPEAKS FOR OURSELVES

VISION

We are leaders in the training of human resources in tourism

MISSION

Turismo de Portugal, under the Ministry of Economy and Innovation and as National Tourism Authority has as mission training, "the development of training of human resources in the sector," throughout different assignments "encourage and develop training and qualification of the human resources in tourism, with the respective technical and pedagogical research, and coordinate, implement and recognize the courses and vocational training actions in this area, in addition to certifying the professional skills for the exercise of tourism professions "(in DL n o 129/2012 of 22 June)”.

Turismo de Portugal assumes as well the technical regulation in pursuit of a strategic objective for the professional qualification, also aiming for Excellence at service of Tourism¹.

¹QUAR/Turismo de Portugal
²PENT – National Strategic Plan for Tourism

GOALS

Contribute decisively to the production of value in the qualification of human resources in the sector, in line with the plans of action enrolled in the Qualification and Employment Programme of PENT² and aggregating the underlying objectives:
  • Produce knowledge and support the development of new trends and strategic professions for Tourism, in conjunction with the business community
  • Develop excellence in Human Resources
  • Promoting Innovation
Turismo de Portugal also ensures the functioning of a national network of 12 Escolas do Turismo de Portugal integrating in this way, the training activity by preparing young people for their first job, increasing as well the professional skills towards prestige of touristic professions.

OUR VALUES

Passion

Like people

Ambition, innovation, critical thinking, sense of mission

Talent

Care

Creativity, ethics, assertiveness, flexibility

Excellence

Service

Knowledge, credibility, transparency, customer orientation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, social responsibility and environmental
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