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The Commencement of the 2021-2022 DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute Year

On November 13, the DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute held an online ceremony to celebrate the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, which was streamed on their fan page. In attendance were Mr. Vu Nam, Deputy Director of the Tourism Marketing Department of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism; Mr. Sanya Sasong, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University in Thailand; DTU Vice Provost Le Nguyen Tue Hang; Professor Lim Sang-taek, Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Institute; and staff, lecturers, institute students and their parents.
 
L? Khai gi?ng nam h?c 2021-2022 c?a Vi?n Ðào t?o và Nghiên c?u Du l?ch, Ð?i h?c Duy Tân
Director of the DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute, Professor Lim Sang-taek, speaks
 
“On behalf of the Institute, I welcome all of you to the ceremony and wish you a wonderful 2021-2022, full of exceptional achievements in hospitality and tourism,” said Professor Sang-taek. 
 
“On November 11, 2021, DTU celebrated its 27th anniversary, marking years of unceasing efforts in education.We thank all our students and parents who believed in DTU and our colleagues for their devotion, hard work and caring of our young Vietnamese people but this year could be really challenging because of the continuing pandemic. However, with DTU’s forward-looking leadership, dedicated lecturers and state-of-the-art facilities, I believe we can provide our students an environment that continues to bring out their full potential and talent.
 
Finally, I wish to remind you that, ‘The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams.’ and wish you all a wonderful year at the DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute!”
 
L? Khai gi?ng nam h?c 2021-2022 c?a Vi?n Ðào t?o và Nghiên c?u Du l?ch, Ð?i h?c Duy Tân
The ceremony is held online
 
For several years now, the DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute has worked hard to supportthe development of hospitality in Vietnam. With thousands of students in attendance, the Institute focuses on teaching a comprehensive, specialized curricula, as well as the associated professional skillsand foreign languages to train students to become dynamic and self-confident as they enter the international workplace.
 
International-standard curricula are shared with Pennsylvania State University (PSU), one of the top fifty universities in Management and Hospitality. The Institutehas also implemented partnerships with several leading universities in the US, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore, and with regional tourism organizations, such as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), and the Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA). The program is under continual improvement, and 98% of the graduates find immediate employment.
 
“In the last two years, tourism has been one of the fields that has suffered heavily because of the pandemic,” said Mr. Vu Nam. “As the virus is being brought under control however, all countries, including Vietnam, are planning to open their doors to domestic and international tourism once again. According to the UNWTO, tourism will be one of the most rapidly recovering and developing sectors after the pandemic. This will quickly increasethe demand for workers and students who chose to study at the DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute will be well-prepared for new phase of the tourism industry in Vietnam.”
 
The Institute has implemented a global student exchange program to enable students to study at prestigious universities in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia. ThePassage to ASEAN 4.0 program and tourism & hospitality internship programs, offered by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), launched at DTU, has sent students on internships and high-quality jobs throughout Southeast Asia.
 
Highly qualified graduates, who have benefited from the unique academic environment at DTU, work internationally and many of the alumni currently hold important positions at major big hospitality businesses in Vietnam and abroad.
 
“I was lucky to be one of DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute students sent on the first wave of internships to Thailand in 2014,” stated alum Nguyen Hau Can, ofthe K17 class, at the ceremony. “Working in Thailand for one year, I learnt much about the people, their culture and their cutoms, which was an invaluable experience. After the internship, everything went smoothly, and I immediately had several well-paid job opportunities. I hope that the new DTU Hospitality & Tourism Institute students will quickly find their strengths and passion for work during their time at university and then quickly find the job they are looking for.”
 
(Media Center)