U Ohn Maung, the Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism receives the trainers and trainees from Mandalay Hotel and Vocational Training Institute
Nay Pyi Taw, 2nd July
Trainers and trainees (Total-129 persons) from Mandalay Hotel and Vocational Training Institute-MHVTI arrived to Nay Pyi Taw on that day morning for an excursion and met with the minister and responsible persons from the Ministry.
During the excursion, the Minister delivered the situation of tourism in Myanmar in which the number of international tourist arrivals in 2017 was 3.44 millions and in 2016 was 2.9 millions and 18.6% increases. We need to give high quality service for the increasing numbers of visitors and for that matter, we can create more job opportunities. To develop Myanmar tourism systematically and become sustainable, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism proclaimed the Myanmar Tourism Master Plan (2013-2020). The Master Plan revealed about Human Resources Development was emphasized in the master plan, cooperation of the ministry and other Foreign Development Foundations for the development of human resources in tourism industry and as for the human resourses development in tourism law, education and private sector, we developed the Human Resource Development Strategic Plan by the support of LuxDev.
Mandalay Hotel and Vocational Training Institute-MHVTI was founded in November, 2012 and lectures the pre-working condition courses needed in hotels and tourism sector practically and theoretically. Moreover, cooperates with the hoteliers to receive job opportunities for the trainees and assesses the trainees to receive State level certificates. From 2012 to till now, MHVTI produced (1803) persons successfully and MHVTI received ASEAN Accredited Training Institute Award in 2nd International Conference on ASEAN MRA-TP hosted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Tourism sector can implement more job opportunities for the local people that include all ages and all education. Moreover it is a critical economic sector for promoting the income of our country more and more.
The student of training class learned about the related subjects based on the professional standard for ASEAN and Myanmar. The ministry expects them to benefit the tourism and subjects they learned because they must participate later intourism industry.
For Myanmar, the minister delivered about the cooperation of public and private for Human Resource Development and as the public sector to conduct more programs and as the student of Mandalay Hotel and Vocational Training Institute to give more services and to become the successful industry in hotels and tourism of Myanmar.
And representative from the Mandalay Hotel and Vocational Training Institute gave words of encouragement and took a commemorative photo. Then the minister warmly greeted with the students and teachers from training class.
Then, we informed that the excursion group went to the Amyotha Hlut Taw, Pyi Thu Hlut Taw, The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and Hilton Hotel school from Nay Pyi Taw and leaved to Mandalay in the evening.