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New cohort of tourism students arrives at Plymouth

The School of Tourism and Hospitality at Plymouth University has just seen the arrival of a new cohort of students across its nine undergraduate programmes in tourism, hospitality and events management. As part of an immersive introductory module students in the first year are given the opportunity of participating in a paid-for fieldwork trip with the aim of strengthening links between theory and industry practice. This year students will be travelling to Brittany, the Cote d’Azur or Scotland. Feedback from similar trips last year was very positive, as one student explained: “I found the most enjoyable aspect of the module was the fieldwork because it enabled me to gain a first-hand experience of the formation of a tourism destination image, and how this changes...”