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I-TIM interested in AIT training courses

International Hotel and Tourism Industry Management School (I-TIM) has expressed interest in partnering with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

I-TIM interested in AIT training courses

Mr. Sunil Weragoda, Mr. Panitan Supawong and Dr. Sawat Udompoch

A delegation from I-TIM today met senior representatives from School of Management (SOM) and AIT Extension on July 23 and sought information of training courses currently being offered by AIT. The team led by Dr. Sawat Udampach, advisor to I-TIM president, remarked that having known AIT’s expertise in running training programs, the two institutes could explore the possibility of a partnership.

I-TIM, which was founded in 1988, was Thailand’s first hotel and tourism school which imparted education and training in English. It attracts students from all over the world who are interested in the hospitality industry, particularly since Thailand is famous for tourism and hospitality.

The delegation from I-TIM included Mr. Panitan Supawong, School Director; Mr. Sunil Weragoda, Director of Academic Affairs; Mr. Akewichian Suthiglad, Director of Education Promotion and Student Affairs; Ms. Suprangporn Diewviriyakul, Director of Administration; Mr. Somkiat Wongjeeraphat, Head of President Office; Ms. Pornpimol Cheewapattananuwong, Assistant Director, Educational Promotion and Student Affairs.

Ms. Wannapa Pliansri, Coordinator, RTG Relations, External Relations and Communications Office (ERCO), introduced AIT to the delegates. Mr. Fazle Karim, Head, Informational Technology and Engineering, AIT Extension informed the visitors of the various programs offered by AIT Extension. Dr. Rian Beise-Zee, Associate Dean, School of Management (SOM) elaborated on the academic programs offered by the School of Management.