Tourism Finds Solid Support in Academic Studies
HAVANA, Cuba, July 4 (ACN)
Tourist academic studies are crucial for the improvement and
development of this economic sector, said the dean of the
Tourism Faculty at the University of Havana, Lourdes
In statements to
Granma daily newspaper, Cisneros said that the
implementation of strategies to foster an integral culture
relevant to the
tourist service will largely depend on the recognition of
studies and research in the tourist field may result.
“We are talking about a specialty allowing students to be
by learning foreign languages and acquiring general culture,
moral formation, which are very important factors when
tourist service,” said the expert.
The academic training gains significance as tourism is
becoming one of the
country’s major economic sectors, thanks to its development
The tourist specialty is offered as a regular day course and
also as a
part time option for those working both in the state or
the dean explained, and noted that workers in the service
areas may also get master’s degrees in different specialties
over 300 students have already graduated.