Dubai College of Tourism reveals industry training initiatives

The training initiatives are designed to equip students with the relevent hospitality skills for the future

Dubai College of Tourism's general manager Essa Bin Hadher (pictured)
Dubai College of Tourism's general manager Essa Bin Hadher (pictured)

Dubai College of Tourism Tourism has launched a series of training initiatives as part of its commitment to build a network of tourism professionals across the region.

The initiatives will be split into a range of vocational courses including a Summer Tourism Camp, Summer Short Courses and the ‘English for Hospitality’ programme.

The Summer Tourism Camp provides children between the ages of 10-13 years old with experience of working in the industry. The camp will cover a range of activities such as cooking classes to day trips in Dubai.

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The Summer Short Courses will be an array of programmes, such as the ‘Principles’ series for beginners, with courses in retail, marketing, event management and travel agency operations; to intermediate course hosted under the ‘Master Class’ series. The Master Class series will include courses in digital marketing, branding and experiential marketing.

The English for Hospitality programme offers students a 30-hour course to develop “specialised communication skills” needed when dealing with customers or colleagues.

Commenting on the training course additions, Essa Bin Hadher, general manager of Dubai College of Tourism said the launch of the new training courses further cements its position as the primary enabler of human capital in Dubai’s tourism and hospitality industries.

“At Dubai College of Tourism, 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.”

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