The North-East Regional Development Agency, partner of Silver Tourism project, organised the Multiplier Event: How can I become a Silver Tourism Expert? last 16th October.
The event took place at “Stefan cel Mare” University from Suceava and he gathered together more than 40 participants: students from tourism specialization and professors, tourism operators, tourism NGOs.
At the beginning of our event from, 10 am to 10.30 am, the director of North-East Regional Center for Studies, department of NERDA, Ms. Roxana Pintilescu said the welcome word and highlighted the importance of having a specialist in tourism for seniors, which can offer special services dedicated to the needs of this category of tourists.
The event continued with the presentation of the Silver Tourism project by Mr. Paul Nicolae, expert of North-East Regional Center for Studies and researcher of the project.
From 10.30 am to 16:00 pm, with a half an hour lunch break, the two contracted lecturers presented all the units, as well as study cases and exercises.
During this time, the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with course materials, as well as to test the MOOC platform. Many have shown interest in completing the full course, by paralleling all tests, wanting to deepen this field, very little exploited.
The event had achieved its goal, resulting in a high degree of satisfaction, as it emerged from the course evaluation questionnaires completed by the participants at the end of the event.