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The Tourism Education Summit – April 2008 – Fred Hutchinson Center, Belfast

Education Summit Final Report (PDF)

Tourism Summit Slide Presentation

The Tourism Education Summit is an opportunity for educators in the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System to meet with tourism industry representatives to assess the alignment of tourism education program offerings with the needs of the tourism industry. The outcome of the day’s meetings will be a report summarizing the conversation with recommended collaboration strategies among the campuses and across the systems as well as potentially identifying targeted investments in additional programs that should enhance the tourism educational opportunities in Maine.

Sample of attendees:

  • University of Maine
    University of  Southern Maine
  • UMaine Presque Isle
    UMaine Machias
    UMaine Fort Kent
    York County Community College
    Washington County Community College
    Industry Representatives
    Hotel/Motel and B&B’s
    Restaurants
    Parks & Recreation
  • Androscoggin Land Trust
  • Maine Campground Association
  • Maine DOT
  • Maine Huts and Trails
  • Maine Innkeepers Association
  • Maine Mountain Heritage
  • Maine Office of Tourism
  • Maine Tourism Association


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