On April 13, 2018, a round table was organized by the general manager of the five-star hotel Marriott Astana Philippe Maguas, which was held with the participation of several universities to strengthen business relations at the Marriott-Astana hotel. During the round table, Philippe Maguas made a presentation on the leaders of the hotel, who contributed to the development of the сhain and made a world-famous history. During the business meeting, participants exchanged views, and set a goal for the near future to strengthen the relationship between the hotel and universities.
Starting in 2016, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the five-star hotel "Marriott Astana" and the department of "Tourism" of the LN. Gumilyov ENU, according to which the hotel is a base for practice, as well as an employer. At present, students of the specialty of "Tourism" annually go to practice and study quality service.
The participants of the round table were head of the department "Careers and business partnerships" of our university Aldashova L.S., head of practice Kilibaeva O.K., head of the department of "Tourism" Duissembayev A.A. and the head of practice from the department Sharapaeva B.Zh.. The participants discussed business proposals and it was planned to further strengthen bilateral cooperation. Proceeding from this, the head of the department of "Tourism" Azamat Aldashovich offered to discuss the conditions of practice for students of the specialty of "Tourism" in advance and arrange master classes for the students of the initial courses on the basis of the hotel.
At the end of the business meeting the hotel provided an excursion and a buffet table at a very high level, thus creating an excellent atmosphere for the guests. High-class hotel "Marriott-Astana" contributes to the development of the country's tourism industry.