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This section of the International Labour Organization (ILO) website provides details of developments in the hotels, catering and tourism sector. There is also information about relevant standards and rights at work; employment issues; social protection (including child labour); and social dialogue and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The website features links to related websites and to full-text publications on tourism issues, downloadable as PDF files, including Sectoral Activities Work
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