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Laying the foundation stone for the Technical Institute for Tourism and Hotel Sciences in Aleppo

September 23, 2022
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The foundation stone of the Technical Institute for Tourism and Hotel Sciences has been laid today in the New Aleppo neighborhood, on a floor area of 12010 square meters, accommodating 400 students and 700 trainees.

The institute also contains an administrative and a theoretical department that includes 13 study divisions, language laboratories, computer rooms, lecture halls, and training rooms for the hotel, tourism and indication specializations.

After laying the foundation stone, Engineer Mohamed Rami Martini, Minister of Tourism, inspected the high school building for teaching hotel industry located next to the institute, which is being constructed and resumed work after it was suspended due to the war on Syria since 2012.

The minister explained the importance of laying the foundation stone for the project of the Technical Institute for Tourism and Hotel Sciences and the resumption of work in the hotel school in conjunction with the International Tourism Day and the fiftieth anniversary of the issuance of the decree establishing the Ministry of Tourism and the decisions of the Supreme Council for Tourism in the session chaired by President Bashar al-Assad in 2002, which gave great support to the tourism sector in the fields of investment, infrastructure, human cadres, job opportunities and tourism education.

Minister Martini pointed out that the ministry’s plan aims to activate comprehensive tourism education and implement the tourism sector plan for the year 2030, which also includes the Tourism and Hotel Institute in the Qudsaya suburb and the hotel school in Al-Waer area of Homs.

Engineer Ahmed Jlailati, director of the Technical Institute for Tourism and Hotel Sciences in Aleppo, said that the institute includes departments for tourism and hotel education, management of tourism and travel offices, kitchen and sweets specializations, restaurant, hotel management, flower arrangement, reception and front office operations, noting the free hotel training project that is being worked on in the temporary hotel institute building in Aziziyah neighborhood of Aleppo.

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