The Current Situation and Future Development of Hospitality and Tourism Higher Education in Vietnam / Hanh Nguyen and Manat Chaisawat

Nguyen, Hanh and Chaisawat, Manat Chaisawat (2011) The Current Situation and Future Development of Hospitality and Tourism Higher Education in Vietnam / Hanh Nguyen and Manat Chaisawat. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 3 (2). pp. 57-67. ISSN 1985-8914 , 2590-3837

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Abstract

The objectives of the study are to analyze the current situation of hospitality and tourism higher education in Vietnam, to investigate problems and obstacles in producing graduates in the hospitality and tourism field ofstudy, and to identify the future development of hospitality and tourism higher education in Vietnam. This study adopted a questionnaire survey of all institutions offering hospitality and tourism programs in Vietnam. The findings showed that 101 institutions offered the programs in 2007 and 13 other institutions will offer the programs by 2010. The recommendations from the study are: teaching staff needs to be improved in terms of qualcations, academic works, and teaching methods; the curriculum needs to he evaluated, revised, and adjusted to the changing needs of the industry for manpower; and the institutions should add internships to the curriculum and let the industry become involved in hospitality and tourism education.

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Item Type: Article
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Nguyen, Hanh
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Chaisawat, Manat Chaisawat
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel. Voyages and travels (General) > Travel and state. Tourism
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
T Technology > TX Home economics > Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts (JTHCA)
ISSN: 1985-8914 , 2590-3837
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 57-67
Official URL: https://www.jthca.org/
Item ID: 44421
Uncontrolled Keywords: hospitality and tourism, higher education, human resource requirement, Vietnam.
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/44421

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