CapU hosts Minister of Tourism Randy Boissonnault for a visit with Tourism Management students
Capilano University was pleased to host federal Minister of Tourism Randy Boissonnault for a visit to our main campus on Friday, March 11.
Students in Tourism Management and Outdoor Recreation Management had the opportunity to present their tourism research projects, ask questions and share ideas.
Minister Boissonnault spoke with enthusiasm about the role tourism can play in Canada's post-pandemic economic recovery. He brought a message of great optimism that was inspiring for students, faculty and staff in attendance.
As the only university in the Vancouver area with a Bachelor ofTourism Management program, CapU appreciated the opportunity to introduce the Minister to the CapU programs that are helping to educate and equip students for the tourism and hospitality sectors.
Several tourism management students presented projects showcasing CapU's commitment to developing future leaders, innovators and researchers who will positively impact the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry.
Thank you to the following students who presented their projects:
- Adriel Andreas, Dantong Cai - Foucused market research on specific markets in Asia for the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
- Simone Bosch, Kenna Koronko - Rejuvenating the portfolio of events by the Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station
- Christine Rumbaua, Angelo dele Roca - Creating a marketing plan for Destination Stettler in Alberta
- Sophie Cheshire - Crating partnerships between outdoor reecreation businesses and the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society
Kara Walker and Roy Jantzen are just two of our faculty who support broader communit initaitiave that have a positive effect on student success who contributed toward this event.
Submitted by: Communications