“We are excited to announce the opening of Dusit Thani College Pattaya City, as one of the newest milestones for Dusit Education since we established Dusit Thani College in 1993. Dusit has always placed strong emphasis in the field of education, and recognised the need for specialised hospitality training in Thailand. We believe that Dusit Thani College Pattaya City will help to create more opportunities for the younger generation who have the passion and desire to enter the industry with professional skills,” said Mr Chanin Donavanik, Chief Executive Officer of Dusit International.
“We chose Pattaya because of the existence of many international hotel chains, including our two properties located in the city, Dusit Thani Pattaya and dusitD2 baraquda pattaya. This is a distinct advantage which will provide our students with great opportunity for training and working in the field,” added Mr Donavanik.
Dusit Thani College Pattaya City conveniently located on Sukhumvit Highway near mini-Siam Pattaya, will initially offer three popular degree programmes which are Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Resort Management, Bachelor of Business Administration in Culinary Arts, and Bachelor of Business Administration in MICE and Events Management. The programmes are designed and to provide graduates with the highest technical skill and competency for the hospitality industry. In addition, Dusit Thani College Pattaya City will offer various short programmes and specialised training courses for executives and personnels who are already in the industry and general public who are interested in learning more about hotel and tourism to improve their skills and career advancement.
Dusit Thani College Pattaya City will introduce more degree programmes in the subsequent years when the facilities of the Pattaya Campus are fully expanded.
“Dusit Thani College Pattaya City is an extension of the high quality education of Dusit Thani College in Bangkok. This new campus will feature the complementary combination of excellent curriculum, outstanding facilities, proficient faculties, and effective student activities. We target to register 200 new students for the first academic year starting this coming June,” said Ms Veera Pardpattanapanich, Rector of Dusit Thani College.
“The campus consists of three classroom buildings, comprising of lecture classrooms, demonstration kitchen, practical kitchen, bakery, bartending room, practical restaurant, student canteen, library, and language laboratory. Indeed, all area will be fully equipped with highest standard equipments and appliances. As Dusit International’s affiliate, our outstanding curriculum is designed to meet the industry’s need. In addition to studying both theoretical and practical courses on campus, each student will be required to complete extensive supervised field training or internship at business venue relating to student’s major to gain real working experience,” added Ms Pardpattanapanich.
Dusit Thani College is one of Asia’s leading private hospitality colleges offering internationally recognised degree programmes as well as non-degree programmes in all aspects of hospitality, culinary, restaurant and tourism management. The college aspires to prominence as Asia’s premier international educational and training institute offering superb hospitality education with quality facilities, faculty, curriculum and research.