In Vidya Jyoti Eduversity on the day of World Tourism Day “Shikhar 2018” was celebrated with great enthusiasm and gusto. The guest of honor for the occasion was Mr. Vijay Sharma (GM CITCO- Mountview) and Mr. Hardayal Singh (Sr. manager, International Travel House).
The theme for World Tourism Day this year was ‘Youth Arise’. Tourism is the largest service industry. It provides heritage, cultural, medical, business and sports tourism. The ultimate aim of tourism is to make people hearty, healthy and happy. Main attraction for this occasion was theme management. On this event Management, Ambrosia, the Art of Baking, Mixology, Through My Lens Photography, Through My Lens Documentary, Treasure Hunt, Mad Ads, Tourism Quiz, Itinerary Competition, Rangoli & Face Painting related activities were organized for students.
As a run up to the event, many activities were conducted in the college. On this occasion the students of Chandigarh Group of College, Landra, Chandigarh University, Ghadua also participated. Theme management was the main attraction of the day, in which Volcanic Adventure, Dev Bhumi Himachal, Medical Room, Assam, Haryana Tourism, Horror (Aahat), were the attention catchers. In these themes students focused on the limited resources to show the best out of that by representing culture, food, dresses, theme related information’s.
The students won exciting prizes for their creativity and original ideas on judgmental basis by a panel. The event enthused everyone to embrace the ethos of creating accessible environments for tourists from all walks of life, irrespective of age, disability, gender, race or physical barriers.