Muscat, March **, 2020: In line with its commitment to strengthening relations within the institution, Oman Tourism College (OTC) recently organised an open day for both its academic and administrative department staff at the Millennium Resort Musannah. The social event was also conducted to recognise the team’s efforts in preparing students for the job market, as well as to enable them to interact in an informal setting. Members of the Board of Trustees and Directors were also present on this fun-filled day.
Commenting on this open day, Dr Abdulkarim Sultan Al Mughairi, Dean of OTC said, “We are proud of all the hard work undertaken by all of our staff, who have unceasingly sought to develop and enhance our students’ skillset during this semester, so as to prepare them for their future journey into the market. We are continuously looking for ways to provide highly-qualified human resources, in all spheres of the tourism and hospitality sector. Keeping this in mind, we decided to organise a day out for all our staff, in a non-work environment and one of the best resorts, renowned for its recreational and sports activities. This is to ensure they are re-energised to take on the upcoming semester with reignited zeal. Furthermore, the event is in accordance with the college’s values and objectives that place high importance on innovation, cooperation, teamwork and the pursuit of continuous improvement. The staff open day will create a platform for communication by encouraging interaction and the strengthening of inter-departmental relations, which in turn will have a positive impact on our educational environment and the quality of services provided to students.”
The open day was attended by more than ** employee and their families and witnessed several interactive sports and recreational activities that encourage teamwork, together with a lunch organized at the Mydan Restaurant. It concluded with afternoon tea and snacks in the Ballroom, alongside an open discussion about the strategic goals of the college over the course of the coming years.