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Alpine Center is the pioneering leader of international hospitality and tourism management education. With a diverse student body and faculty representing over 45 nationalities, Alpine has been preparing students for management and leadership positions in the service economy for over 27 years. Alpine Center offers a rich portfolio of courses in culinary arts, hotel and restaurant management, events andconventions management, spa management, and cruise ship hotel operations management .The Campus of Alpine Center is located at the Palmyra Beach Hotel in Glyfada which is known as the Greek Riviera and is about 12 Km from the capital Athens.

Why Athens?

Athens is known to be the historical capital of Europe with its long lasting history. Spend 2 weeks soaking up the classical culture of Greece. With a recorded history spanning around 3400 years, home of Plato’s academy and Aristotle’s lyceum ,it is widely referred to as the cradle of western civilization and the birth place of democracy. Ancient monuments like the Parthenon offer a travel through time from 3400 years ago through human history to the present, Athens synchronizes the very best of the past with the unavoidable present, home to two of UNESCO world heritage sites, the Acropolis and Daphni monastery and a chain of luxurious shops and malls, Athens is bursting with the best of culture history and urbanism.

Aim of the Programme

The aim of the programme is two-fold:

  • To introduce participants to the international hospitality and tourism industry and the various careers they can embark on in the world’s biggest industry;
  • To equip them with five-star exceptional guest service techniques that will make them stand out in the crowd and be stars in their careers

Programme Details

Date: 7 June – 21 June
Duration of programme: 2 weeks
Programme cost: €1,370
Deadline: 21st April, 2014
Target: General public (People or professionals in Hospitality Industry)


What’s included in the fee?

  • Visa processing
  • Transfer from and to the Airport
  • Students will be met at the Athens International Airport by an Alpine hostess
  • Accommodation in a double/triple standard room
  • Course Material (photocopies and other materials)
  • Welcome Party
  • Meal: Breakfast
  • 40 hours of tuition/workshop
  • Certificate of Attendance

What is not included in the fee?

  • Single rooms are available for an additional charge
  • Lunch and Dinner for the duration
  • Flights to and from the Ghana
  • Other travel costs for personal visits/excursions;
  • Food and beverages unless specified in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation for friends and family of students;
  • Costs for additional weekend excursions.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be aged 18 or over at the time of the course start date and/or undertaking a university/ college course.
  • As each programme is delivered in English, students will need a good level of English speaking, reading and writing skills.

How to apply

To apply you must go through the following procedures

  • Complete online application form
  • A scanned copy of your latest University/College transcript result,
  • Book an appointment to meet the coordinator of the programme to review documents
  • Students will be given offer on the programme based on eligibility.
  • Students will be given a date to meet with the protocol officer to complete online visa application form and schedule appointment date to present documents at the embassy (Note that GTUC cannot guarantee visas but would give advice and support, students will have to submit documents to the embassy in person).
  • Students must pay full payment of the tuition before submitting documents to the embassy for visa
  • After students have received visas, there will be a pre-departure sessions (contact the programme coordinator to know when your pre-departure session is)

NB. The programme can only start with a minimum of 15 Students

To apply, Click here to download application form for students or Here to download form for Professionals