AKU – East Africa: Graduate Tourism Program to leverage Australia’s Monash University

The Graduate Tourism Program (Master of Tourism) of Monash University has been identified by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Aga Khan University (AKU) as one of the world’s leading programs focusing on tourism development in emerging economies.

Photo: Dr Jeff Jarvis with Prince Amyn Aga Kahn (AKDN), Dr Firoz Rasul (President AKU) and Mr Nazeer Ladhani (AKU)
Photo: Dr Jeff Jarvis with Prince Amyn Aga Khan (AKDN), Dr Firoz Rasul (President AKU) and Mr Nazeer Ladhani (AKU)

Dr Jeff Jarvis had been invited to represent Monash alongside universities including; Harvard University, University of Surrey, University of Guelph and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the World Bank and industry representatives from Kenya and Tanzania to contribute to a thinking group considering post graduate tourism education in East Africa.

The AKDN, via it’s Tourism Promotion Services (TPS) of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) operates award winning hotels, lodges and resorts under the prestigious brand name “Serena” across South & Central Asia and East Africa. The Serena properties are located in some of the world’s most beautiful and sensitive natural settings. The Serena group of hotels, lodges and resorts have become models of sustainable tourism and corporate social responsibility programs. Serenas continuing excellence in service and stewardship have recently added “World’s Best Awards” to their growing portfolio of accolades.

Accelerate your awareness & learn more:

  1. Monash University:  Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences » Master of Tourism
  2. Serena:  Hotels, Lodges and Resorts
  3. Tourism Promotion Services (TPS) of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED)

 

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