Mundus Education Corporation, Amadeus IT Pacific and Strathfield College will co-host the Tourism and Hospitality Educators Forum 2013 in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 9. The venue was announced by Dennis Foster, chairman of Mundus, in Kailua-Kona.
Devoted to education, research, and information in tourism and hospitality, the nonprofit symposium will be held in cooperation by industry-leading organizations in tourism research, hospitality, aviation, information technology, and vocational development.
Featured speakers will explore diverse issues affecting tourism and hospitality education, including training accreditation standards, global distribution systems, economic impacts, assessment techniques, and new training technologies.
Amadeus is the world’s leading transaction processor for the travel and tourism industry, providing technology solutions to airlines and other travel providers, as well as online and offline travel sellers.
Mundus, based in Hawaii, is a major global publisher of educational software, textbooks, and teaching tools. Since 1974, Mundus curricula, software, and textbooks have been implemented by more than 18,000 universities, colleges, training centers, businesses, and airlines in 81 countries.
Strathfield College is a leading international college delivering vocational education programs, and one of the more innovative and versatile institutions of its type in Australia. Staff members are native speakers or fluent in diverse languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Thai, Korean, Arabic, Hindi, Japanese, German, French, Indonesian and Spanish.