The construction of vocational education and training in hospitality for poverty alleviation in Sumba

Authors

  • Victoria Sundari Handoko Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta
  • LM. Ekawati Purwijantiningsih Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta

Abstract

This study focuses on hospitality education and poverty alleviation. Based on a case study of The Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF), this study aims to analyze the uniqueness of the hospitality education system. This study indicates that the Sumba Hospitality Foundation (SHF) construction of vocational education and training in hospitality can meet Local and Global Linkages to alleviate poverty. The students' education in SHF and during their internship in five-star hotels will empower them to develop their personalities as native Sumbanese and their professionalism in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Author Biography

LM. Ekawati Purwijantiningsih, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta

M. Ekawati Purwijantiningsih is a lecturer in Biotechnology Study Progam at the Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta with interrest in food safety and food security. Her current research focuses on Lactic acid bacteria for food biopreservative and biosanitizer.

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Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Handoko, V. S. and Purwijantiningsih, L. E. . (2020) “The construction of vocational education and training in hospitality for poverty alleviation in Sumba”, e-Review of Tourism Research, 18(3), pp. 393–408. Available at: https://journals.tdl.org/ertr/index.php/ertr/article/view/720 (Accessed: 25June2022).