The Department of Economics has won the international Award for the Best IFITT-Talk of the year 2015
The Department of Economics, University of Colombo has won the international Award for the Best IFITT-Talk of the year 2015 from the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT).
The IFITT announced the winning of this prestigious Best IFITT-Talk of the Year Award – 2015 to the Department of Economics. This international award has been bestowed on the Industry-Interactive workshop conducted by the Department of Economics and its students of Masters in Tourism Economics and Hotel Management (MTEHM) on the theme of “Modern ICT for interactive Tourism Learning and Education” held at the University of Colombo in October 2015.
The IFITT announced the winners of 2015 at the ENTER2016 eTourism Global Conference and IFITT Award ceremony held in Bilbao, Spain, on 5thFebruary in 2016. Representatives from 39 countries have participated to this grand event (http://www.ifitt.org/ifitt-
The IFITT is the leading eTourism knowledge-hubs for tourism and technology in the industry. Its members include academia, researchers and practitioners of eTourism who share the importance of the networking and global knowledge sharing to promote the competitiveness and innovation in Tourism Industry.
This global recognition is for the University of Colombo and not just for the Department of Economics or its master program.