Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association Gives FREE

first_imgHong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association Gives FREEHong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association Gives FREEHong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) is to give free talks to Tourism and Hospitality Studies students of 166 secondary schools from October this year to March next year. The talks are designed to enable students to acquire a broad knowledge and understanding of the global cruise industry, thereby encouraging them to pursue their careers in the fast-growing cruise sector.Kara Yeung, Executive Director of HKCYIA, said “The cruise markets in Europe and the United States are relatively mature, while the Hong Kong market is still an emerging one. HKCYIA is dedicated to advancing the long-term development of the Hong Kong cruise industry through promoting youth employment in the cruise industry.”HKCYIA is currently arranging the cruise talks with the 166 secondary schools and inviting students to attend the talks. Lasting around 3 hours each session, the talks will be given by purser trainers with many years of experience in cruise operations and management. The talks will cover international cruise information, structure of international cruises, introduction to cruise travel, and career development in cruise industry. These talks will provide students with extensive knowledge of the cruise industry, enabling them to explore the different pathways for further advancements in the sector.The free talks will be held at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal where most international cruises berth in Hong Kong. Students wanting to visit the cruises are required to make prior arrangements with travel agencies on their own.“We are currently reviewing the applications of virtual reality (VR) technology in education with several international cruise lines. These will provide students with a real-world experience in cruise operations,” said Yeung.Source = Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA)last_img read more

Related Shannon Airport named as stopover for new

first_img RelatedShannon Airport named as stopover for new BA flightShannon Airport has been named as the stopover destination for British Airway’s new flights from London to New York.bmibaby to launch new flight between Birmingham and Newquaybmibaby will launch a new flight between Birmingham International Airport and NewquaySummer season begins at Manchester AirportApproximately 300,000 passengers passed through Manchester Airport during the Easter bank holiday weekend. Flights to Dubai and New York are the most popular among passengers travelling from Birmingham Airport, it has been revealed.According to a spokesperson for the company, Istanbul, Greece, Spain and routes to the Canaries and Balearics are also in high demand from the West Midlands hub.Daniel Sutcliffe revealed that the airport is currently working on plans to merge its two existing terminals in a move intended to “improve the passenger experience”.”When completed later this year the scheme will lead to a larger centralised passenger security search area, an enlarged meeting and greeting arrivals point, and an improved shopping and catering offer in both landside and airside areas,” he said.In May, the airport confirmed it had received planning permission for a runway extension, adding that it currently has enough spare capacity to transport an extra nine million passengers annually.Mr Sutcliffe said that upon completion in 2014, the extension will open up a “whole new range of long-haul destinations” to Birmingham.It will also allow the airport to increase its passenger numbers by 21 million annually, enough it believes to ease pressure on Heathrow following the scrapping of proposals for a third runway.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more