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Invitation to Different Tourism Stakeholders to Participate in the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) as Part of the Crafting of the Philippine Tourism Human Capital Development Strategy and Action Plans (PTHCD) - 2021-2025

30 January 2021

To: Industry Partners and Stakeholders      
From: Department of Tourism – Office of Industry Manpower Development      
Subject: Invitation to Different Tourism Stakeholders to Participate in the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) as Part of the Crafting of the Philippine Tourism Human Capital Development Strategy and Action Plans (PTHCD) 2021-2025


In the crafting of the Philippine Tourism Human Capital Development Strategy and Action Plan and in the pursuit of the goals of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Convergence efforts towards Tourism and Hospitality Education and Training signed by DOT, DEPED, TESDA, CHED, and TIBFI, we would like to invite you to participate in the discussion on some identified challenges within and among the different stakeholders to discuss and create possible solutions:

Location: Luzon

  • Session 1 (Discussion of Challenges): February 4, 2021 9am-12nn
  • Session 2 (Presentation of Output and Solutions): February 16, 2021 9am-12nn

Location: Visayas

  • Session 1 (Discussion of Challenges): February 4, 2021 2pm-5pm
  • Session 2 (Presentation of Output and Solutions): February 16, 2021 2pm-5pm

Location: Mindanao

  • Session 1 (Discussion of Challenges): February 5, 2021 9am-12nn
  • Session 2 (Presentation of Output and Solutions): February 17, 2021 9am-12nn

Location: National Capital Region

  • Session 1 (Discussion of Challenges): February 5, 2021 2pm-5pm
  • Session 2 (Presentation of Output and Solutions): February17, 2021 2pm-5pm

As seen above, each location will need to attend session 1 and session 2 to complete the attendance.

There are over 30 identified challenges divided into a total of six (6) clusters that we have the opportunity to discuss in the session. We highly encourage you to invite relevant people from your different departments/divisions to attend the FGD.

In order to do so, please give this link  https://na.eventscloud.com/phtourismhumancapital   to your potential attendees: . Once you fill up the registration, it will ask you for a cluster that you would like to join and you will be automatically be assigned to the corresponding breakout room.

You will also be given the link to all the relevant documents that is needed for this event.

For your information and reference, the clusters are as follows:

  1. Research and Innovation Programs
  2. Standards Review and Development
  3. Industry Linkages and Partnerships
  4. ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangements on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP)
  5. Education Tourism as a Product Offering
  6. Other Programs

In line with this, we respectfully would like to request representatives from your organization to participate in the FGD  as well as invite your contacts and partners in your sector to register and participate.

For any questions or clarifications, please contact Ms. Elenita M. Pareja at dot.empareja@gmail.com.

Thank you very much and we look forward to your favorable response.

Click here to register: Philippine Tourism Human Capital Development Strategy and Action Plan


[signed]
ROWENA LU Y. MONTECILLO
Director
Office of Industry Manpower Development

Click here for the letter in PDF format.

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