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Spanish tourism training center opens in Santo Domingo

The Centro Superior Hosteleria Mediterraneo opened in Santo Domingo yesterday, Tuesday 2 February 2016. The vocational training center will offer courses in tourism, gastronomy, hotel industry and agribusiness. CSHM international development director Angel Campillo said that the first branch of the Spanish training center is a RD$67.5 million investment. The first phase of the center is expected to cost RD$270 million and the total project RD$675 million.

The center, which will train local tourism sector workers, also strives to improve the quality of meals served in public schools as well as promoting Dominican farm products and gastronomy in Santo Domingo.

The first center is located on Avenida 27 de Febrero at the corner with Manuel de Jesus Troncoso. Tel 809 540-9344, email:

A second branch is being built in Ensanche Isabelita, in Santo Domingo East. The first CSHM branch covers an area of 650 meters and the Isabelita branch will measure 3,000 meters.

Campillo said that they were implementing the Santo Domingo learning centers as part of the Central America and the Caribbean Regional Integration project (IRCENCA) that seeks to create an integrated network of training centers in Central America and the Caribbean. The program has the support of the Spanish government and the Compania Espanola de Financiacion del Desarrollo (Cofides).

CSHM has more than 60,000 students from 47 countries around the world in its centers in Spain and the Dominican Republic.

Source: DR1, Hoy

Feb 3, 2016

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