Video Exhibition titled “Travel.Enjoy.Respect. – See the New Paradigm of Tourism from the AIUBians’ Eyes”
A Video Exhibition titled “Travel.Enjoy.Respect. – See the New Paradigm of Tourism from the AIUBians’ Eyes” was organized in the banner of the departments of Marketing and Tourism & Hospitality Management on December 13, 2017. With the declaration of United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to focus on sustainable tourism as a tool for attaining sustainable development goals from 2017 onwards, this video exhibition attempted to identify the extent of sustainable/responsible tourism practices in various tourist destinations across Bangladesh. In addition to providing the theoretical knowledge, the video exhibition endeavored to enlighten the students of Tourism & Hospitality Marketing course (Majoring in Marketing/Tourism & Hospitality Management) with some practical experience from the real-life scenario.
Short videos – prepared by the students based on their visits to different tourist attractions of Dhaka and its surrounding areas – were exhibited during the video exhibition. Subsequent to the video exhibition, top four videos were selected based on the judgement of the esteemed faculty members of the department of Marketing and THM. In the end of the event, tokens of appreciation (crests and certificates) were distributed among the winners and participants by Dr. Khondaker Sazzadul Karim, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Department of Marketing & THM; Mr. A K M Kamrul Haque, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing and Dr. Sahin Akter Sarker, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing. The video exhibition was primarily organized by Ms. Sabrina Rahman, Lecturer, Dept. of Marketing & THM along with the cooperation of Ms. Tahsina Khan Nimmi, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing; Mr. Hamidul Islam, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing; Mr. Stanley S. Rodrick, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing and Dr. Md. Khaled Amin, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing.
The winning teams of the video exhibition prepared documentaries on ‘Attractions of Dinajpur District’ (Champion), ‘Lalbagh Fort’ (1st Runner-up), ‘Bangladesh Air-force Museum’ (2nd Runner-up) and ‘Panam City, Narayanganj’ (2nd Runner-up).