|George Town, 20 March 2018 - KDU Penang University College (KDU Penang) is in the running to be crowned the region’s Hospitality Institution of the Year in the World Gourmet Summit 2018. The college university has been selected as one of five finalists for the title in the summit’s Awards of Excellence accolade.|
“We don’t know who nominated us but we are honoured, said Cindy Loh, Head of Department for the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts at KDU Penang.
She added that KDU Penang’s nomination for the prestigious title was by anonymous parties and the campus was also nominated last year.
“Our school is 26 years old and we were among the earliest ones to provide top notch hospitality training in Penang. Add that up with Penang’s status as a global tourism destination and KDU Penang has been in the forefront of producing industry experts in the region,” Loh added.
This year, KDU Penang will be up against four other institutions in Malaysia and Thailand who are also the finalist for the award, which is sponsored by Electrolux. World Gourmet Summit 2018 will happen on April 3 in Singapore. It was started in 1997 by the Singapore Tourism Board and organized by Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd.
For more information on KDU Penang’s hospitality education, contact 04-2386368 or visit www.kdupg.edu.my.