The program "Vietnam Hoteliers – Developing high-quality human resource system for Vietnam’s tourism & hospitality industry for the period 2015-2020" was officially announced on June 9 in Hanoi with the participation of representatives from Institute for Tourism Development Research, Vietnam Hospitality Network, as well as corporations operating in the tourism sector, universities and experienced professionals in the industry.
Vietnam Hospitality Network, hereinafter referred to as the VHN, is a non-profit organization working towards the sustainable development of the hospitality industry in Vietnam. VHN operates on the principle of "Unlimited interaction"; undertakes the mission to create and maintain a multi-dimensional platform where 5 interdependent factors of human resource: Manpower – Schools – Recruiters – National Tourism Administration organizations communicate and influence each other. In that multi-dimensional interactive environment, individuals can optimize benefits from building professional relationships; gaining skills & experience; taking opportunities to advance career or develop their own business.
With that mission, VHN receives support and assistance from businesses, schools, partners, National Tourism Administration organizations, especially our advisor – sponsor, Institute for Tourism Development Research.
The program includes many activities with diversified content, all following three main directions:
The first is to effectively take advantage of the network of experts; connect foreign experts to domestic ones to encourage sharing, exchanging in researches on the industry’s issues.
The second is to increase career opportunities by quantity and quality for the industry workforce, for example, by creating internships for students through agreements with corporations, organizations to support them in projects/researches that are associated with business development.
The participants exchanged views on issues of human resource development in hospitality industry at the conference
The final one is to organize activities aiming at improving management quality of the leaders – advanced human resource and promoting business collaboration opportunities such as a management forum for senior managers, seminars, workshops for HR managers, free training programs for 1,000 associates on online marketing in hospitality industry…
On the general operation of the VHN, Mr. Ha Van Sieu – Head of Institue for Tourism Development Research expressed his appreciation for the initiative: “I highly appreciate the activities held by the hospitality alumni from Switzerland. The launch of website on hospitality contributes to the intensive, professional and sustainable development of Vietnam’s tourism through developing high-quality human resources”.
The VHN generally, and the program "Vietnam Hoteliers – Developing high-quality human resource system for Vietnam’s tourism & hospitality industry for the period 2015-2020" in particular promises to capture the attention of the hospitality workers and contribute directly to the industry human resource’s quality improvement in the future.
Source: Thúy Hương – http://tuoitrethudo.vn/