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Investment in skills for Waltham Forest

Students on the Travel and Tourism course at Waltham Forest College recently travelled to Spain and Glasgow as part of their programme to gain invaluable insights and collect evidence for their tourist destination assignment.

Students who travelled to Spain stayed at the Grand Hotel Bali, where they were able to incorporate theoretical learning with real-life practical tourist experiences.

They developed their understanding of Spanish culture as they sampled local cuisines and toured the old and newly developed tourist resorts. They also visited the Benidorm Zoo in Alicante to conduct research on visitor attractions and to witness the wildlife tourism in action.

Students who travelled to Glasgow visited the Riverside Museum - Glasgow’s newly designed Museum of Transport and Travel.

Aviation, students also checked in to the airport and spent time with staff observing aviation employment roles.

Travel and Tourism Lecturer Tom Vittles said “The students thoroughly enjoyed the trips to Spain and Glasgow. It allowed them to develop their research, communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills, as well as experience class theory in a practical a real-life environment”

For more information on courses or open events, visit www.waltham.ac.uk, or call 020 8501 8182.

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