Tourism Management Student Paola Putzolu wins 2016 Tourism Management Institute Postgraduate Prize with dissertation
Tourism and Events 31 January 2017
With achieving the highest score at 73 per cent for her dissertation, the TMI Continuing Professional Development Group decided to reward Paola for “her clear communication of a different take on destination management, or lack of it, around this almost taboo subject, for her clear statement of findings and implications for the destination, and because she had embraced the MA and developed additional skills and knowledge to support their tourism career.”
Speaking about her win, Paola said: “I am delighted, honoured and humbled to accept this award from your prestigious organisation. Knowing that my accomplishments have been deemed worthy of such merit nourishes my passion for Tourism and encourages me to pursue further with my research and career path.”
Paola is the second Tourism Management MA student from the University of Westminster who has won the TMI Postgraduate Prize, after MA alumna Desislava Davidova in 2015. The Westminster Tourism Management MA is well known for its very high quality lectures provided by “teachers who work hard to encourage their students to deliver quality research which tackles a wide variety of industry issues,” explained Paola’s tutor, Claire Humphrey.
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