Genting Highlands Field Trip: A Gateway to Luxury Hospitality and Tourism

Immersing students in the practical intricacies of various tourism destinations, the Genting Highlands field trip, organized by SEGi’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, unfolds as a unique educational experience. Genting Highlands, renowned as a resort city, serves as the canvas for this immersive journey, offering a diverse tapestry of attractions and facilities ripe for study within the context of hospitality and tourism.

A highlight of this field trip is the exclusive visit to Crockfords Hotel, hailed as the epitome of luxury in Genting Highlands. Mr. Edmund Chin, the Crockfords Club Director, graciously hosted the visit, providing students with a firsthand glimpse into the opulent world of high-end hospitality and hotel management.

Further enriching the students’ exposure was a visit to the largest laundry operation in Malaysia, situated at First World Genting Hotel. This component aimed to deepen their understanding of the luxurious segment of the tourism industry, offering insights into the intricate behind-the-scenes operations of upscale hotels.

The rendezvous with Resort World Genting added a layer of excitement to the field trip. Students were treated as VIP guests, exploring the thrills of SkyWorld Theme Park and gaining invaluable insights from short briefings by F&B outlet managers. The hospitality industry unfolded before them, offering a firsthand understanding of operational dynamics and potential career pathways.

The inclusion of seasoned professionals such as Mr. Edmund Chin (Crockfords Hotel), Mr. Harley (Resort World HR Executive), and Mr. Shah (SkyWorld Theme Park Genting) elevated the learning experience. These industry experts shared their experiences and provided real-world insights, bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application.

Led by Nik Azreeta Nik Aziz, a dedicated lecturer and 15 students embarked on this enriching journey. The Genting Highlands field trip not only exposed them to the nuances of high-end hospitality but also facilitated networking opportunities within the industry.

The success of this venture is evident in the students’ enriched understanding of the hospitality and tourism sector, coupled with the establishment of valuable connections. As they conquers Genting Highlands, this field trip stands as a testament to the school’s commitment to providing students with genuine industry experiences that go beyond the confines of traditional classrooms.

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