Five representatives from the Dominica State College participated in the “2019 Bilateral Seminar on Tourism Development and Management for Dominica” in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China.
This means that Tourism and Hospitality students of the Dominica State College now have the advantage of dissecting proven effective tourism strategies and best practices.
Concurrently, they can engage in meaningful discussions and realistic examples to explore ways to improve the tourism product in Dominica.
The Seminar, which took place from October 9 to 29, 2019, focused on key areas in Tourism including:
- Tourism Program and Calligraphy
- Tourism Law and Regulation
- Traditional Food with Modern Technology
- Drink and Beverage Management
- Founding and Management of Cultural Theme Restaurant
- Courtesy Training for Tourism Industry Personnel
- Chinese Culture
- Chinese Tourism Industry
President of the college, Dr. Donald Peters expresses his appreciation of the opportunity offered to his faculty and staff to acquire knowledge and experience by traveling to the Peoples Republic of China and participating in a meaningful and valuable seminar.
“The tourism and hospitality industry is a dynamic and competitive industry and it is therefore critical that our professionals working or teaching in the industry, stay up to date with developments and best practice initiates to keep up with the ever-changing tourist preferences,” he said.
The College was represented by the following staff and faculty who participated in the seminar:
Mrs. Sophie Albert-Charles, Ms. Christel Joseph, Mrs. Temra Letang-Thomas, Ms. Monelle Alexis and Ms. Ellena Bowers.
The college says those individuals represented the college well and expects that they will add new concepts to their current tourism and hospitality program.