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Emirates News Agency – “Culture and Tourism” Introduces a new training program to enhance the capabilities of the tourism industry.

Abu Dhabi, June 28, 2020 (WAM) – The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has unveiled its new agenda for training programs and emiratization efforts in the second half of 2022, as part of its commitment to promoting tourism as a reward. The private sector will work to improve and enhance the skills of workers in this sector and provide employment opportunities to all members of the local community in the country.

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi’s initiatives are aimed at increasing the participation of Emirati citizens in tourism activities and projects within the Emirate, highlighting the job opportunities available in the sector and providing a clear path for improving the qualifications required for participants. Skills.

The Director General of Tourism of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, His Excellency Saleh Mohammed Al Jaziri said: Abu Dhabi has a renowned team with Emirati and international talent and talent. There is no doubt that through the new Emiratization and training program at the tourism sector, and at the departmental level, we will be able to enhance the capabilities of our working Emirati staff and achieve our strategic goal of creating a prosperous and diverse tourism system. At the same time he tries to build bridges of communication with other cultures, to enhance the tourism product and to enhance the tourism experience when he visits our tourist properties through our citizens.

For her part, Fatima al-Malhi, head of the Emirate Division for Skill Development and Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, stressed the importance of announcing the agenda, which includes training programs and initiatives. By promoting Emirate’s tourism staff and supporting their participation in activities and tourism events in Abu Dhabi, we provide unique and realistic experiences for our visitors in the region and around the world through our talented staff.

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“Tourism Summer Camp for Youth”, a two-week program introducing 17- to 21-year-old UAE nationals in the hospitality and tourism sectors, and “My Experience Program for Part-Time Work” are training topics aimed at expatriates in this field only. , “An initiative and college aimed at university students who are citizens with temporary employment opportunities in the field, and a” step plan “to provide Emirati youth with the guidance and skills they need to enroll in the field.

There is also the “Training Requirements Analysis and Work Indicators Assessment Program” which is open to hospitality staff from all over the country, which assesses the current competence level of international best practices and focuses on improving and refining the skills, competencies and competencies of hospitality and tourism staff. In Abu Dhabi.

The announcement came during a recent meeting of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, attended by 72 representatives from 42 leading hotels and tourist destinations in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, Rita Hadat, Director of the Visitor Experience Department of the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, chaired an innovation laboratory session for representatives of the Department of Tourism in Abu Dhabi to identify the challenges facing Emiratization in human resource development and tourism. Department and find innovative solutions to overcome them.

In this session, the practical application of one of the functions of the new training units for workers was applied directly to the field observers, who dealt with the conduct and etiquette of dealing with determined individuals in line with the department’s comprehensive strategy. Culture and Tourism – Aims to make Abu Dhabi an accessible destination for all.

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Participants in workshops and training programs are provided with knowledge and skills that help provide unique experiences for visitors, and they are encouraged to continue learning, following sustainability practices and discovering “metavers” and its role. By adopting an innovative approach in this field, tourism can be played.

WAM / Ahmad Al Nuaimi / Emad Al Ali