7 May 2014

Tourism students on field trip to Malta

Level  I BA Tourism Management students recently spent seven days in Malta as part of their studies.
Bournemouth University 30/04/2014: The students were investigating tourism development, planning, operations and tourist behaviour during the field trip. During the trip students met with a number of tourism industry professionals, including representatives from Visit Malta, Air Malta, The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, Malta Planning Authority, and the Ministry of Gozo.

Students were able to look at the plans for Malta’s capital city Valletta as it prepares to become European Capital of Culture in 2018; explored the development of ecotourism on Malta’s sister island Gozo; experienced the redevelopment of Malta’s Three Cities for heritage and cultural tourism; visited new developments such as the National Aquarium; and investigated dark tourism provision at the catacombs...read on