Career Perceptions of Undergraduate Hospitality and Tourism Students: a Case Study at Vatel Bangkok

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Career Perceptions of Undergraduate Hospitality and Tourism Students: A Case Study at Silapakorn International college, Thailand
Aticha Kweangsopha 52501315
Kamonluk Phophan 52501301 Panadda Wongdermdee 52501317
MBA Student in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Silapakorn University

Career Perceptions of Undergraduate Hospitality and Tourism Students: A Case Study at International College, Silapakorn University

Aticha K., Kamonluk P. and Panadda W.
MBA Student in Hotel and Tourism Management
International College, Silapakorn University

Abstract

The aim of this research
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Moreover, the research attempts find out how they value their work experience and bachelor degree.

Research Question
This study aims to answer the following questions 1. Do students choose this program because they intend to work in hospitality industry? 2. Do students are aware of the working environment in the hospitality industry and what the hospitality industry requires? 3. What do students think about hospitality bachelor degree? 4. Do students value work experience over bachelor degree?

Research Methodology

Respondents

The researcher selected undergraduate students of the Silapakorn University International Collage as respondents. The reason of choosing this group of respondents is because International Collage of Silapakorn University is famous for hospitality and tourism education. Besides, the researcher is current master student of this institute. The respondent encourages the researcher to gain an in-depth knowledge of the issues. Out of 75 distributed questionnaires; twenty questionnaires from each of first-year, second-year and third-year students have been completed and returned. Fifteen questionnaires have been lost.

Research Method

The researcher had been considering various types of research design; the most suitable and fit with this research is a

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