Building Strong University Linkages: The Taylor's Way



The Union of Filipino Tourism Educators (UFTE) organized its General Membership Meeting for this year 2021 and Election of the new Board of Trustees on 9th September 2021 with the theme: “UFTE Moving Forward in 2021: Strengthening Academic Internationalization through Partnerships and Linkages.”


UFTE invited Dr. Kandappan Balasubramanian, Associate Professor, School of Hospitality, Tourism and Event & Associate Director, Human Capital Development of the Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism (CRiT), Taylor's University to share his experience on the importance of international partnership, collaboration, and linkages, which creates and foster academic development in the Tourism and Hospitality Education landscape.


Dr. Kandappan as one of the Resource Speakers during the event discussed on the topic “Building Strong University Linkage Programs for the Advancement of Tourism & Hospitality Education: The Taylor’s University way!”. His expertise on this matter with the projects and strategies for successful networking and linkages, significantly made a great impression on the Filipino Academic Community in understanding the importance of international linkages.