Foreign Trade University, branch 2 in HCMC has recently collaborated with Vietnam International Bank (VIB) to launch Tour Guide Contest 2011 – the 2nd contest on English for tourism for university students. This contest is estimated to attract 70,000 students from 14 big universities in HCMC.
VIB is honoured to be the Platinum sponsor for Tour Guide Contest 2011. Through the contest, VIB would like to create a new playing field with new challenges for students with the ambition in tourism, who will have an opportunity to demonstrate their English competence as well as social and cultural knowledge. This will be good experience for the students after graduation.
The contest will take place from 13 November to 12 December, 2011. This year the organizing board will organize a practical tour joined by foreign experts, including experts appointed by VIB, to score and vote the contestants. The contest includes 3 rounds, of which the first and the second rounds will take place on 13 and 16 November respectively while the final will be on 10 December 2011. 9 most outstanding contestants will be selected and awarded by the organizing board.
Sponsoring Tour Guide Contest is one of VIB’s CSR activities, including education support (Education), environment protection (Environment) and community development (Enrichment) which represents the bank’s commitment to incessantly accompanying and working for the community in its development strategy.