Tourism and hospitality education in Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Awangku Hasanal Bahar Pengiran Bagul, and Kamarul Mizal Marzuki, (2007) Tourism and hospitality education in Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). In: Joint Postgraduate Seminar., 10th December 2007, Padang, Indonesia.

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This paper deals with the development of Tourism and hospitality Education in Universiti Malaysia Sabah since the inception of School of Business and Economics in 1995. Tourism industry has been the forefront of Sabah’s booming economy and it is the second biggest income generator for the state. The establishment of tourism and hospitality Education in UMS was parallel to the growing importance of the industry, where it has expanded quite rapidly from the beginning of the 1990s. 11 years later, the School of Business and Economics has produced all-rounded quality graduates in Tourism and hospitality and contributed to the need for professional human capital not just in Sabah but the rest of Malaysia, and overseas. The content of the Tourism and hospitality Education in UMS probe further in this paper to look real essence of this field including the academic work (research, consultation, publications) and try to rationalise the holistic integration between academic work and output i.e. graduates.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tourism, Hospitality, Education, Human Capital
Subjects:?? G154.9-155.8 ??
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:2486
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:21 Mar 2011 11:19
Last Modified:21 Mar 2011 11:19

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