The beauty, cultural richness and diversity of the European Union’s coastal areas have made them a preferred destination for many holidaymakers in Europe and abroad. In fact, coastal and maritime locations are the biggest attractive factor in European tourism. Coastal and maritime tourism is also the biggest maritime sector in the EU in terms of the Gross Value Added (GVA) and employment.
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Bogdan Enacica studies in the Degree Programme in International Tourism Management. He says that SAMK is very appealing, both nationally and internationally.
EduTravel has served as a learning environment for tourism students at the faculty of Service business. As usual, students and mentors made an annual report on the previous year to gain more visibility among our stakeholders.
SAMK’s Degree Programme in International Tourism Management, taught entirely in English, attracted Suti Niemelä’s interest.
The newly established Center for Tourism Business Development at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences supports the recovery and renewal of the tourism industry in Satakunta region.
SAMK EduTravel is a learning environment where the international student team of Tourism and Hospitality Management operates as an incoming travel agency together with professional mentors. This autumn SAMK EduTravel’s product selection has expanded to guided daytrips to Satakunta Region’s visitor attraction highlights.
SAMK and Chinese Guangdong Ocean University have signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement enables academic collaboration between the two universities.
Daniela Březinová is the first SAMK student who is graduating with a Bachelor´s degree in Hospitality Management. She comes from the Czech Republic but lives now in Finland with her Finnish boyfriend.
The international operations of SAMK are expanding. With this new cooperation agreement Hong Kongese Tourism students have a possibility to get a degree in Finland.
Coastal and marine areas are of great importance as a place for people to spend their free time and travel. They provide a framework for memorable experiences and activities. They have also long been a part of the local lifestyle.