In the Banquet hall of the Athens Concert Hall, and in the presence of more than 600 members of the Tourism Industry, MSc in Tourism Management was awarded the Silver Award, at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony, held on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
The Program has been awarded in the subcategory “Connection of Education with the labor market" for its outstanding strategic partnership with Costa Navarino.
Dr. Evi Baralou, Director of the Program and Miss Elena Gkika, Director of Human Resources at Costa Navarino received the award.
The fact that the Program won this prize within its first year of operations makes the distinction truly unique!
Overall, the strategic partnership with Costa Navarino provides innovative features to the MSc program in Tourism Management and also it gives graduates of the program a significant competitive advantage over other postgraduate tourism programs in Greece. Partnership is trifold, combing workshops by Costa Navarino professionals, tailored to address challenges in hospitality and destination management, three-day educational visits at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and two month internships opportunities.
The ambition of this partnership is to provide, via the MSc Program, innovative education in tourism, worldwide.