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Coleg Cambria students gain insight into tourism charity

Coleg Cambria have recently become members of Tourism Concern Academic Network, and as a result had a visit from Mark Watson, executive director of Tourism Concern.

Tourism Concern is a charity registered in the UK, that expose tourism’s worst human rights abuses and campaigns against them. It also promotes tourism that benefits local people in tourist destination.

During the visit, Mark Wason delivered a lecture to the Travel and Tourism student about the work that Tourism Concern are involved in and the issues surrounding tourism from an ethical and humanitarian perspective.

Deputy Director Business & Tourism, Suzanne Barnes said: “During the course of study the learners complete a module called ‘Responsible Tourism’ during which they investigate the work done by Tourism Concern.

“Our new membership to their Academic Network gives us access to reports that the charity have produced and presents us with opportunities for the students to work more closely with the charity.”

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