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September 23, 2021
June 16, 2021
The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and
Hotel Management (SLITHM) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
with EHL Advisory Services Llp to conduct a gap analysis study in Sri Lanka with
the aim to improve the quality of tourism education on par with global tourism
education standards. Established in 1964, SLITHM is the only government-approved
premier Institute in Sri Lanka to train youth in the field of Hospitality and
Travel and is managed by The Ministry of Tourism. The Institute offers courses
island wide in Anuradhapura, Bandarawela, Pallekelle, Koggala, Ratnapura,
Kurunegala, Jaffna and Pasikudha. As knowledge partner, EHL Advisory Services will
conduct a gap analysis study by meeting key Sri Lanka Tourism stakeholders,
conduct research and analysis to understand key environmental factors related
to programmes conducted by SLITHM, and hold on-ground visits to review SLITHM’s
network of existing infrastructure in Colombo, Koggala and Kandy. On completion
of the gap analysis study, EHL Advisory Services will submit a report to SLITHM
on the way forward to elevate the quality of education to global standards. The
MoU is valid for a period of six months.
of leading subject experts will develop applicable, innovative solutions that
will help SLITHM to prepare for future excellence with a commitment to academic
rigor, service culture and quality assurance. This collaboration reflects the promise
to uplift the tourism sector as directed in the National
Policy Framework Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor.
Using the 10 key policies mandated by
His Excellency, The President of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Tourism constructed a
10-pillar strategy for the tourism industry. One of the Policy’s stated goals
is to ‘Establish tourism training schools in main tourism cities and also
introduce attractive skill development courses’ and this collaboration with EHL
Advisory Services is a step towards fulfilling this directive.
Sri Lanka Tourism is charting a new
course as it undergoes strategic re-engineering to be able to optimize
resources and become the highest exchange-earner for the country while creating
jobs and transforming the sector into a sustainable industry, enabling it to finally
achieve its potential.
Contact : Public Relations Division, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau , 80, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94 112 426 900, email@example.com
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