Opening Ceremony of Training Course on Skill “Entrepreneurship, Tourism, Hospitality, and Community Management” for O Choam Community–Based Ecotourism in Battambang Province

On the Friday morning of April 01st, 2022, a working group of the Department of Tourism Products Development and Secretariat of the National Committee for Managing and Developing Tourism Community and Ecotourism, in partnership with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Khmer Enterprise, and Battambang Provincial Administration conducted an Opening Ceremony of Training Course on Skill “Entrepreneurship, Tourism, Hospitality, and Community Management” for O Choam Community – Based Ecotourism in Battambang province.

The training course will last for 3 days from 01 – 03 April 2022.  

Please be noted that the ministry of tourism signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Khmer Enterprise on last 27 August 2021, with the presence of His Excellency Thong Rathsak, Director of Tourism Development and International Cooperation, and His Excellency Dr.  Chheang Vann Monin, General Director of Khmer Enterprise, under the high presidency of His Excellency Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, with the focus on “urging internal tourist movement and enhancement for tourism activities in the communities in the context of Covid-19” to push the internal tourist movement to the 5 main tourism community areas including Teuk Chob Khnar Po Community – Based Ecotourism, Changkant Roi Tourism Community in Siem Reap province, and O Choam Community – Based Ecotourism in Battambang province, Reang Khvav tourism community in Pursat province and Sre Ampil tourism community in Battambang province.

The main actions in the project include the provision of training courses in some needed skills, training on entrepreneurship in the communities, the preparation of promotional videos about community areas, labeling of community locations, and collaboration with the private sector in promoting the above areas.