Visit of Tourism students from Tezpur University at EHBA

Highlights of the event:

  • 15 students and 2 faculties from Tourism and Travel Management under the  Department of Business Administration of Tezpur University visited EHBA

  • They took a tour of EHBA and learned about the basics of tourism and hospitality management

  • Practical demonstration were also given to the group

On 31st of August, 2018, a group of 15 students doing masters in Tourism and Travel Management  along with 2 faculties under the Department of Business Administration from Tezpur University visited EHBA. As requirement of their course curriculum, the students of the programme require to visit different tourist destinations for practical exposure. Since last three to four years, tourism department of Tezpur University used to bring their students to Wild Mahseer for a practical exposure of tourism. In context of that, this year also they brought 15 students to EHBA to let them know about the tourism industry. On their arrival, they were welcomed by Mr. Anup Mehra and Mr. Dipak Saikia. First they gave the group a tour of Silver Tips and Second Flush where bed making techniques were demonstrated. Then they were taken to Heritage where Mr. Dipak Saikia told them all the histories of the heritage properties present there. After that the group was taken to First Flush where they had an interactive session with the team. Darshana Borah gave a brief on Balipara Foundation and its activities, also highlighted about the ecotourism and the homestays in the villages. Samrandar also gave a brief on hospitality management and showed a demonstration of table laying and serving techniques. After that Mr. Hardev Singh gave a talk over the tea on his experiences of tea gardens and shared some informations on tea plantations and tea tasting. The students were also informed about the NNS activities at EHBA and also ecotourism activities in the villages to which they showed great interest and were enthusiast for any such activity in the future.

Impact of the event:

  • An insight into tourism industry

  • Learning on promoting livelihood of the local communities through eco-toursim

  • Promoting Naturenomics School and attracting  students for such programmes

  • Develop an understanding of the challenges faced in tourism industry and their solutions.

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