Director: M. Sc. Fanny Manner Baldeón Project: Tourist development of the enclosure the historical Buijo-Canton Samborondón. number of students to participate for academic period: 11 Teacher Number: One Summary: The present project is based on the interinstitutional agreement UEES-Municipality of Samborondón signed at the end of the year 2017 and that seeks to unify efforts for the development of the enclosure the historical Buijo belonging to the Canton Samborondón. The project aims to know the perception of the community in relation to the tourism development of the Buijo, to raise an inventory of tourist attractions of the area and the development of competencies of the residents through training workshops Tourist.
Director: Andrés Padilla Gallegos, MBA. MSc. Project: Support for capacity development in the Santay Island community. number of students to participate for academic period: 25 Teacher Number: 2 Summary: The final objective of this project is the strengthening and development of the capacities of the community, as well as the improvement of its environment, so that its tourist proposal can respond to a greater degree and in a better way to the visitor, improving with it Their future prospects. In this sense, there have been several actions directed to the improvement of the tourist proposal, not only in present, but with a view to the future; That is, including knowledge of the community's social perception of tourism activity as a basis for successful future development. For this purpose the participation of students of both the Faculty of Tourism and hospitality, as well as the economy and graphic design has been proposed.