Ambitious program teaches how to treat tourists in the Colonial Zone
Santo Domingo.- The Colonial City Tourism Development Program (PFTCC), implemented by APEC University and Nebrija University of Spain, graduated 32 new teachers certified as facilitators in Tourism Services, to spread their learning among service providers and neighbors who work in Dominican Republic’s Colonial Zone.
The “Tourism Trainers Training” course forms part of the PFTCC’s Local Tourism Development Integration, designed to strengthen the skills of local human resources in the Colonial Zone, to provide quality services for tourists and increase income.
Participants were selected according to their conditions and were awarded scholarships financed by a Tourism Ministry program for the historic center, on a Inter-American Development Bank loan.
The new teachers received 130 hours of theoretical courses during six months and 20 hours of practice in six modules on the topics of Pedagogy and Teaching Methodology, Tourism, Cultural Tourism, Tourism and security, guides, interpreters, heritage and customer service.
June 16, 2016
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