NOTABLE ACTIVITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT

There are various activities carried out in the department including:

1. Tourism Day- the Tourism Day is an annual event that is organized annually by our competent trainees with the support of the department. The objective is to provide a platform for the trainees to showcase the skills learnt in class as well as those acquired in their field of trainings. Moreover, the trainees get the opportunity to display their talents culminating in the crowning of the Mr. and Miss Tourism.

2. Field Tours/Practicals

In line with the competency-based education and training (CBET), our trainees are exposed to field trips that offer them practical experiences of the tourism industry. The trips are categorized into different tourism circuits, for example the Coastal circuit that has vast attractions. In most occasions, the field practicals are packaged as a three or four-day trips.

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Trainees on a board walk on a tour of Wasini island, South coast

DEPARTMENTAL RESOURCES

FRENCH RESOURCE CENTRE

The department has a well-equipped French resource centre courtesy of the French embassy.

Early this year 2020, the department was privileged to receive visitors from the French Embassy. The resource centre benefited from a gift of several French text books.

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Tourism trainees with the French Embassy Attachés

PARTNERSHIP WITH WILDLIFE CLUBS OF KENYA  

Tourism department in partnership with the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya has taken the initiative of taking care of the environment as well as preservation and conservation of fauna and flora. The department plans to achieve this by carrying out environmentally friendly activities like; planting of trees to make the institution and the neighboring community a greener nation conducive to both human and animals. Furthermore, environmental awareness is carried out through campaigns and environmental education.

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