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CHATA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with UoC

Willemstad August 21, 2020 – Earlier this week at CHATA’s Membership Meeting, CHATA President and CEO, Mr. Miles Mercera, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rector Magnificus of the University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC), Dr. Francis de Lanoy. CHATA also welcomed the UoC as an official CHATA Member.

At the beginning of the year, CHATA announced that the focus of 2020 will be on “investing in our people”, especially in the Hospitality and Tourism sector. The University of Curaçao recognized the demand for developing tourism professionals in the industry and recently announced the start of the new bachelor program titled “International Hospitality and Tourism Management” (IH&TM).

CHATA’s collaboration with the UoC represents partnership and joint activities. Activities will include, but are not limited to advisory board representation for the curriculum, agreements on internships and collaboration within the sector on a variety of areas.

Are you interested in pursuing a future in the Hospitality and Tourism industry? The University of Curaçao invites you to join their information session for the IH&TM program this Saturday, August 22, 2020 at CHATA member Dreams Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino from 4PM – 6PM.

The program will run for 4 years and includes different modules on Food and Beverage Management, Creative Designing, Hospitality Tourism Law, Human Resources Management, Hotel Management, and more.

CHATA looks forward to working with the University of Curaçao and aiding them in shaping young professionals into becoming hospitality and tourism experts, both during the theoretical and practical class sessions and in real life working environments

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