Amity School of Hospitality organized a guest lecture on “Impactof Globalization on Hospitality Education” by Mr. Frederick Young, Director,Global Education Management Ltd., UK at Amity University, Sector 125, Noida.
Addressingthe gathering, Mr. Frederick saidthat globalization has brought unprecedented transformational changes in allaspects of tourism and hospitality industry throughout the world creating a numberof opportunities and challenges to the industry. In the field of HospitalityEducation, there is a need to promote responsible tourism in the younggeneration. Global Exposure should be the main principle in the curriculum thatfocuses on interaction with foreign tourists, understanding the culture andoffering congenial service. He further added for a better student and facultyexchange between Universities can be a positive factor for this industry.
Mentioningabout the impact of Union Budget in Tourism Industry, he said that unveilingthe facility of Electronic Travel Authorization (e-Visa) in a phased manner atnine airports is a positive step for the growth of the industry. The touristsvisiting the country majorly faces hurdles during the VISA applications, E-Visawould give a major boost to inbound tourism in India.
More than 40students attended the lecture.