The 3rd International Conference Community Research and Service Engagements, IC2RSE 2019, 4th December 2019, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Do Tourism Vocational High School Students in Medan Know About MICE ?

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.4-12-2019.2293886,
        author={Sarah Rouli Tambunan and Anggiat  Parlindungan},
        title={Do Tourism Vocational High School Students in Medan Know About MICE ?},
        proceedings={The 3rd International Conference Community Research and Service Engagements, IC2RSE 2019, 4th December  2019, North Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={IC2RSE},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={mice tourism vocational high school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.4-12-2019.2293886}
    }
    
  • Sarah Rouli Tambunan
    Anggiat Parlindungan
    Year: 2020
    Do Tourism Vocational High School Students in Medan Know About MICE ?
    IC2RSE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.4-12-2019.2293886
Sarah Rouli Tambunan1,*, Anggiat Parlindungan1
  • 1: Politeknik Negeri Medan, Padang Bulan Medan, Indonesia
*Contact email: sarahroulitambunan@polmed.ac.id

Abstract

Increasing tourism revenue from MICE sector is currently being driven by the government, therefore human resources in tourism based MICE sector are needed. MICE Study Program of Politeknik Negeri Medan was established in 2007. One of the potential student targets for this department is tourism vocational high school students, because MICE industry is related to tourism. Based on the number active students in MICE study program, there are only 3 students who graduated from tourism vocational high school, while in Medan, there are 15 tourism vocational high school. This article wants to discuss: do tourism vocational high school students in Medan know about MICE industry and the role of university in socializing MICE in Medan.