The chancellor of Academy Zafer Bikkenoğlu met with the vice-president of American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (EI - AH & LA) Ed Kastli
On the 5 th of July Ed Kastli, the vice-president of American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (EI - AH & LA), visited Academy of Tourism in Antalya. During meeting with the chancellor of Academy Zafer Bikkenoğlu they discussed issues of development of strategic partnership.
In addition, the administration of Academy organized meeting with the chairman of Federation of hotel of Turkey Оsman Ayık. As a result, an agreement about realization of the joint program of educating and professional development training of middle and high levels managers was attained in Turkish Republic.
The program is envisage educating on the base of Academy of Tourism in Antalya, and also participating in training and workshops. After completion participants get the certificates of international standard from of American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.
During the visit of Rixos Sun Gate and Maxx Royal Kemer hotels, which are considered one of the best on the coast of Antalya, Mr. Bikkenoğlu and Mr. Kastli discussed possibility of organization and joint participating in the international professional conferences and forums, related to education in tourism industry. The nearest forum will take place in November of this year in Dublin.
We will remind that Academy of Tourism in Antalya has accreditation of American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (EI - AH & LA), and the departmental teaching is constructed on the basis of the educational programs of EI - AHLA. During skype-conference held in April of this year Ed Kastli thanked administration and teaching staff of Academy for high professionalism, and marked that Academy of Tourism in Antalya today was leading educational establishment in personnel training in the field of tourism and hospitality in Turkey.
Watch the interview of Ed Kastli at the channel of Academy: