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UTech, Jamaica Hosts Educational Tour Programme June 24, 2016

Posted by utechalumni in UTech Events, UTech News.
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Students from the University of Kentucky hang out outside the UTech Ja campus in Papine.


The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) partnered with the University of Kentucky to create an educational tour package from May 13 to 22.

The tour showcased not only Jamaica’s history and unique culture, but also highlighted Jamaica’s innovativeness in the area of hospitality and tourism management. This was the UTech, Ja/School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s (SHTM) first Education Abroad – Jamaica Study Tour Programme, ably coordinated by lecturer Nicole Hay-Walters, and assisted by tourism specialist in the SHTM, Beienetch Watson.

The tour provided an exclusive opportunity for students to discover how their subject areas are put into practice at one of the Caribbean’s leading leisure destinations. During their time in Jamaica, students visited Montego Bay, Kingston and Negril. Among the major attractions visited were the Rastafari Indigenous Village, Bob Marley Museum, Montego Bay Marine Park, Rose Hall Great House (night tour), Ricks Cafe and Hollywell National Park.

The group also benefited from educational seminars and interactive workshops conducted by Watson; Marjorie Cunningham, district sales manager, Jamaica Tourism Board; and Allasandra Chung, director of the Attractions Development Department of the Tourism Product Development Company.

Read The Full Gleaner Article Here! 
Published:Wednesday | June 22, 2016 | 12:00 AM


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University of Technology, Jamaica



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