Local students special fees at OTIE Gozo summer school
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The Summer School in Tourism Management, which is being held in Gozo from the 30th of July to the 6th of August, has announced that it is reserving some seats for students who live in Gozo and Malta, at a special registration fee of €150.00 (without accommodation).
The Summer School is an initiative of Observatory on Tourism in the European Islands (OTIE) organised in collaboration with Islands & Small States Institute (Malta University) and Gozo Business Chamber, The Institie of Tourism Studies and the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz.
This is the third year that the school will be held and this summer’s course is themed ‘Islands Tourism Management’ and is aimed at students of European Universities, as well as to those who intend to work for the tourism development of their island.
The official language of the course will be English and to facilitate the understanding, the course of tourism will be joined by some hours of English language lessons.
The summer school is dedicated to OTIE first Director Dr Mario Frontoni, who died in April 2011.
One of the main objectives of OTIE is to organise training seminars and courses, giving the occasion to participants to know the tourism sector and to apply their knowledge in the development planning.
As for the 3rd Edition of Summer School, the main goals are the following:
1. To improve knowledge of the English language and to encourage fluency of the English language, through face-to-face conversations;
2. To promote knowledge of tourism management;
3. To discuss tourism development with the participation of international experts;
4. To identify best practice in tourism at the international level;
5. To increase knowledge on cultural and natural heritage of Maltese Archipelago;
6. To facilitate cultural and social exchanges among participants, coming from different European States;
7. To award participants a certificate of attendance, referring to the issues covered and the skills acquired by participants;
8. To understand tourism dynamics in a small island State, particularly during peak tourism periods.