SANDALS Resort hosted a group of deaf American tourists

Published on : Tuesday, December 17, 2013

SANDALS-ResortSandals Negril Sandals Resorts International recently Westmoreland deaf American tourists in the Caribbean resort hosts the largest organized group record.During their stay at the resort for a week, 22 deaf Americans, the island’s historical sites, shopping centers, and visited a number of water attractions.
Visit the connection between the local tourism sector and Global Deaf Connection (GDC) and the Sandals Foundation was forged through a long- standing partnership . Both entities to improve access to education and employability of the deaf in Jamaica , as well as the quality of the hotel staff is preparing to offer support for the Junior Achievement program geared Jamaica, the United States Agency for International Development ( USAID ) and the Ministry of Education has been working with the deaf and hard of service travelers hearing .
As part of the collective effort , deaf and other people living with deafness teacher training and curriculum development workshops catering for the Sandals , Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts is hosted at . Meeting the hearing – impaired sign language and other related areas of the resort staff and hearing employees who receive training , are okay with . December in preparation for the arrival of the team , managers and other staff members at Sandals Negril additional private sign language training for you.
” Sandals Negril perfectly capture this previously underutilized and potentially profitable markets were the first to take place , ” Joel Runnels, GDC ‘s directors said. ” Property from across the world to provide seamless communication in sign language for deaf guests, all of whom are deaf , along with a professional teacher , as many as five deaf team members have been hired and trained the only one in the Caribbean . They , along with the Sandals Foundation has been working in the Caribbean ‘s tourism put the company firmly at the forefront of innovation in the sector , “he said .
James Noschese, retired from Pittsburgh deaf teacher at the progressive achievement of surprise , ” I have traveled around the world and I have seen that with my age , I have to say I ‘m very impressed by the access for the deaf has it done anything to her hotel Sandals deaf Jamaicans positive in order to hire the staff is incredibly friendly and they are Negril sandals .. I found everything to be more efficient . , it all made for a wonderful stay in Jamaica . ”
Sandals Foundation and Junior Achievement deaf group also ” Deaf community in Jamaica Supporting the Workforce Training and Development entitled” Jamaica / USAID project role models for deaf children ‘ Work Preparation ‘ volunteered .
Under the auspices of this project , they generously deaf Americans studying in school leads to gainful employment and economic success to share testimonials about how deaf children and mentored the Deaf , Jamaica Christian School for the time , educational resources and money to charity World of work . Deaf children , in turn , share their professional aspirations .
” This is especially deaf people can and should contribute to the transition from school saw was very real for those older students , because we all like the presentation they made . , I sincerely thank them for what they bring resources , it certainly came at a time we really need it , “Dian Thompson , Jamaica Christian school for the Deaf , said .
Over the years, the deaf ears of hearing tests provided free of charge with the Sandals Foundation has over 200 deaf people and hearing aids Antigua . Since 2011 , philanthropic organizations , USAID and Junior Achievement Jamaica, Japan , along with many of the specialized work by introducing the curriculum expand access to education and employment for deaf learners ” Deaf community in Jamaica for the Workforce Training and Development ” project has been supported for the deaf / unit.
Kerstin ‘s Travel Deaf , deaf, an American business for a global tour of the experience , and the main organizer of the visit to the island , along with sandals and Junior Achievement Jamaica , had already made plans to host a second and possibly a large group of deaf guests at another Sandals property . During the second school for the deaf in Jamaica in 2014 will be supported .


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