Qiongzhou University holds 4th session of High-level Seminar on TMDCO
Mr. Liu Baoli, the Deputy Director of China Ministry of Education, Mr. Gu Jingqi, the Vice-Mayor of the Sanya Municiple Government, Ms. Zhongxin, Deputy Director of Hainan Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, Mr.Wei Yong, Chairman of Qiongzhou University Council, Mr. Wu Yaoting, the President of Qiongzhou University, Mr. Zhong Xiaomin, Vice-Director of the Sanya Education Bureau, Mr. Xian Guojian, Vice-Director of the Sanya Foreign Affairs Office attended the opening ceremony, and some of them made speeches.
In 2008, Qiongzhou University was one of the only ten international educational training bases honored by the Ministry of Education. In November 2010, Qiongzhou University hosted the first ‘High Level Seminar on Tourism Management for Developing Countries, particularly in Africa and Asia. ’
This year, the 4th session seminar will last for 20 days and participants include 20 officials from tourism bureaus and University Deans from South Africa, Egypt, Indonesia, the Maldives, Nepal, Vietnam and Tanzania. The seminar will help to promote educational exchanges and tourism resource cooperation between Hainan and the global community.
The university covers over 1500 acres, with two campuses; one in the tropical resort city of Sanya, the other at the elevated and ecological "jade mountain city" of Wuzhishan, both on Hainan Island.
The university has more than 1,000 faculty members, including quite a number of international teachers. More than 60% of them are faculty members and 30% of faculty members are professors, associate professors and teachers with doctorates.
The university places a great focus on foreign exchanges and cooperation by constantly innovating to keep pace with international developments in education. Qiongzhou University has already started academic cooperation with many well-known universities in the United States, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Canada, Australia and other countries.