Marianas wins study abroad destination award

Posted on Dec 27 2018


Marianas Visitors Authority China marketing specialist Serena Han, second left, accepts the Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations award presented to the Marianas at the 2018 Education Industry Summit on Dec. 14, 2018, in Beijing, China. (MVA)

The Marianas was recognized last Dec. 14 as one of the Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations at the 2018 Education Industry Summit in Beijing, China.

The Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations Awards list included the Marianas, Flanders in Belgium, Great Britain, Holland, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the United States mainland, in no particular order.

“Educational tourism is a lucrative branch of the industry and has great potential for the Marianas, as evidenced by this month’s award,” said Marianas Visitors Authority managing director Christopher A. Concepcion. “We are very pleased to be counted along with very large countries as one of the best destinations offering educational tourism, and we welcome the opportunity to partner with our Marianas education institutions to further grow this industry.”

The 2018 Education Industry Summit Meeting of “New Change New Power” gathered experts of politics and business fields for in-depth discussions on new policies, new technologies and new models that have emerged in the past year. Participants also discussed how education industry will develop in the future under the influence of new changes and new power.

The summit was organized by leading education industrial portal and Chinese search engine Baidu. (MVA)

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