Director of Battambang department of tourism led skilled officers to take part via online in “Launching Ceremony for the Implementation of Digital Literacy Training Program in Cambodian Tourism Sector”

(Battambang): On the morning of 10th November 2021, at the Battambang department of tourism, Mr. Uch Um Phinisara, director of Battambang department of tourism, led the department’s skilled officers to participate via (zoom video communication) in the “Launching Ceremony for the Implementation of Digital Literacy Training Program in Cambodian Tourism Sector”, under highly presidencies by His Excellency Hun Many, Chairman of the Seventh Committee of the National Assembly, President of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia, and Chairman of the Board of the Cambodian Center 4.0, and His Excellency Dr. THONG Khon, Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Royal Government-Private Working Group to Rehabilitate and Promote Cambodia’s Tourism During and After the Covid-19 Crisis.

The program was organized by the Ministry of Tourism and the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia in collaboration with Cambodian Center 4.0, at the office of the ministry of tourism in the capital of Phnom Penh.

Digital literacy in the tourism sector is focused on the five main methods:

  1. Training programs such as: static training, mobile training, training in the companies, training on the workplaces, in conjunction with study tours and internships in the companies;
  2. Promote the connection of telecommunication and internet service infrastructures at the public places, the towns, the locations of training, and at the tourism poles;
  3. Promote the provision of high – speed internet services (broadband) at the tourist destinations;
  4. Create E-learning programs via websites and mobile phone and;
  5. Collaborate with digital skill training institutions and other relevant partners.