A Guideline of Human Capital Mobility in Thailand’s Tourism Industry for 23 Positions of Hotel Services under the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on ASEAN Common Competency Standards in Tourism

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Suthinan Pomsuwan Somruthai Soontayatron


The objective of this academic article was to present a guideline of human capital mobility in Thailand’s tourism industry for 23 positions of hotel services under the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on ASEAN common competency standards. Any applications and explanations made in this article were based on the concepts and theories about tourism, human capital mobility, tourism mobility, types of labor migrated under the free trade agreements in the service industry, policies relating to the temporary labor mobility, and policies relating to ASEAN, AEC, and the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on ASEAN common competency standards in tourism. The information from this article can be used as the preliminary guideline of human capital mobility policies in Thailand’s tourism industry for 23 positions of hotel services under the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on ASEAN common competency standards in tourism.


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