By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….
The students of the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), won gold and bronze medals at a competition organized by the European Hospitality Schools Association (EURHODIP).
Over 150 tourism schools and hospitality businesses from 39 different countries are members of EURHODIP. At the international competition which took place between the 16th and 20th of October 2019 in İstanbul, EMU Tourism Faculty student Mert Ercan Bulut obtained the gold medal and Sina Vahedi obtained the bronze, making the EMU Tourism Faculty and TRNC proud.
Releasing a statement on their recent success, EMU Tourism Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç stated that they were proud by their students finishing first and third in the competition which was attended by students representing their universities from across Europe.
Relaying his gratitude to the students who were accompanied to the competition by Asst. Prof. Dr. Ali Özduran, Prof. Dr. Kılıç underlined that this success is indicative of their quality education. Prof. Dr. Kılıç highlighted that the EMU Tourism Faculty trains analytical thinking, problem solving students who use technology efficiently, learn instead of memorise and put into practice their theoretical knowledge.
Stating that their faculty places emphasis on international events organized by EURHODIP and other well-respected institutions as a result of their main vision of internationalisation, Prof. Dr. Kılıç thanked the EMU Rector’s Office for their constant support and contributions in working towards their goal of becoming a leading faculty in international tourism education.