The second regional semi-final of the "Masters of Hospitality. Students" competition has ended in Ulyanovsk. The Penza Oblast residents, namely Ivan Pchelnikov, "Louis Quarter" graduate (PSU), Kristina Gromova (PSUAC) and Anastasia Smirnova (PenzSTU), reached the finals.
During the competitive tests of the semi-finals, participants solved regional cases, presented individual projects, and also took part in team activities and master classes.
Ivan Pchelnikov presented the project of industrial tourism for career guidance of young people with disabilities called "Tourism = Profession = Success". The aim of the project is to create a tourist route, which will include business-centres, technology parks, as well as innovative and industrial enterprises, where tourists will be able to get acquainted with potential employers.
Kristina Gromova reached the final with the project "Cultural Volunteering: Routes of Good". This project is aimed at popularising and promoting youth tourism, as well as organising and conducting events to preserve historical memory and popularise the Penza Oblast historical and cultural heritage.
Anastasia Smirnova presented the project "Development of Religious Tour Circuits for People with Disabilities on the Territory of the Penza Oblast "Sursky Shrines". The project provides for the development of tours for people with disabilities in audio and video format.
"The semi-final was marked with vivid emotions, impressions and new acquaintances. A rich programme was prepared for the participants," Anastasia shared.
According to the results of the regional rounds, more than 150 projects will be presented in the final of the competition.
Note: The "Masters of Hospitality. Students" competition is the youth section of the "Masters of Hospitality" All-Russian competition, which is the project of the "Russia is a Country of Opportunities" presidential platform.
Photo credit to the PSUAC Volunteer Centre