Sunday 15 September 2019

Dubai College of Tourism launches summer camp for kids

DUBAI, May 27, 2019

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), a vocational education institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has introduced a Summer Tourism Camp for kids to provide them with hands-on experience of working in the industry, said a report.

With an emphasis on practical learning, the camp - for kids aged 10-13 years - will cover a broad range of activities, from cooking classes to day trips in Dubai, giving students an opportunity to learn more about the industry and Dubai’s diverse tourism proposition including hospitality, retail, events and the culinary arts, said a report in WAM.

Registrations are now open for the Summer Camp, which will run from July 7 to July 18.

DCT has also announced a series of Summer Short Courses, to be conducted by seasoned industry professionals, the report said.

The college will also offer students a 30-hour ‘English for Hospitality’ programme, developed to help them learn specialised communication skills needed when dealing with customers or colleagues. Prospective students who enrol by June 1 will receive an Early Enrolment Discount of 15 per cent when signing up for these industry-leading courses, it said.

"At DCT, we are committed to nurturing and educating students by helping them to develop their practical knowledge, industry experience and personal skills. We are confident that our latest courses will assist in equipping students with the relevant tools to allow them to work and succeed in the city they call home," said the report, citing Essa Bin Hadher, general manager of Dubai College of Tourism. - TradeArabia News Service


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