A MODEL INVESTMENT TO DOMESTIC TOURISM AND ECONOMY BY GAU
THE RE-OPENING OF CHATEAU LAMBOUSA BY THE VISION OF GAU CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE WILL PROVIDE 250 BED HOTEL AND ABOUT 200 RECRUITMENT VACANCIES FOR THE TOURISM SECTOR.
Chateau Lambousa, an important building block of domestic tourism with the co-operation of GAU and Celebrity Group of Hotels, will serve the tourism sector.
Chateau Lambousa, a 5 star hotel under the Celebrity Group of Hotels during the years of struggle and existence of the Turkish Cypriots, will re-open its doors with the 28 years of educational experience and vision of GAU.
Chateau Lambousa will begin to serve the domestic economy under GAU via the protocol signed by GAU Cyprus-Girne Campus Chancellor’s Office. Protocol was signed amongst the Founding Rector and Chancellor of the Board of Administrators, Serhat Akpınar, on behalf of GAU and Aziz Kent on behalf of the Celebrity Group of Hotels during the signing ceremony which was also participated by GAU Vice-Chancellor of Board of Administrators – Olgun Üstün, Director of Higher school of Applied Social Sciences Assist. Prof. Dr. İsmet Esenyel, Co-ordinator of Celebrity Group of Hotels Gordon Selim Kent and GAU legal advisor Advocate Aral Doğu.
Aziz Kent, as the first Cypriot Turkish to develop the concept of tourism in the country, has stated that he is honored to observe that GAU has always succeeded to be the first in every aspect and believes that the protocol will positively affect the country in accordance with the fact that the re-opening of Chateau Lambousa with the lead of GAU Tourism and Hospitality Faculty will positively affect the TRNC Tourism sector and the country’s promotion while allowing vacancies and also providing additive value for the economy. Founding Rector and Chancellor of the Board of Administrators, Serhat Akpınar, has also given significant statements for GAU TV after the signing ceremony.
Serhat AKPINAR: “The Main Goals of Universities must be to Keep the Core Existence of Turkish Cypriots Vivid”
During the program screened by The Actual News program of GAU TV in GAU Chancellor’s Office, Serhat Akpınar emphasized that the main goals of universities must be to keep the core existence of Turkish Cypriots vivid and preserve the historical-ethical values. Akpınar has also underlined that the works of Cultural Heritage Management Movement under GAU is a further cause.
“Chateau Lambousa will successfully fit in the Sector of Tourism as it deserves”
Akpınar has thanked Aziz Kent the President of Celebrity Group of Hotels for contributing in the development of domestic tourism and economy and also for leading the movement of the Turkish Cypriot community in the fields of tourism and hotel management thus enhancing the will in the years of existence and struggle and he also underlined that Chateau Lambousa will be developed by means of current world hotel management standards through renovation and additional buildings for achieving national and international recognition and recruiting about 200 personnel simultaneously.
“A Centre of Attraction is to be for the Global Standard Service and Tourism Education with the Renovation Project”
Akpınar emphasized that Chateau Lambousa facilities with their wide space and additional buildings also with Spa, multifunction halls, multi-purpose banqueting areas, contemporary theoretical and applied classrooms, wine gourmet cellar and enormous pool will be an added value for domestic economy and tourism with the contribution of GAU vision. He stated that the project will provide a 250 bed hotel and about 200 recruitment vacancies for the tourism sector. Akpınar stated that the facilities will shelter the GAU Tourism and Accommodation Management and Gastronomy Culinary Arts Department entirely, allowing their production and education to be continued while also providing the chance of recruitment for the graduates. It has also been stated that the project will contribute both to the future of the graduates and the public and that Chateau Lambousa will be a centre of attraction for the global standard service and tourism education with the renovation project.