Tourism ministry prioritises training

Last month, the Tourism Ministry of Saudi Arabia launched a series of specialised training programmes for the Saudi Summer, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.

The National Centre for Human Resources Development Takamul, which is affiliated with the ministry, said that these programmes aim at raising awareness with the importance of tourism, getting acquainted with the latest updates related to developing the tourist skills and their positive role in diversifying resources and offering the necessary knowledge for tourist development partners, so as to keep pace with the digital transformation in the field of training through activating the remote training system, benefiting from the developed infrastructure and the digital efficiency of the Ministry of Tourism and realising the goals of the national tourism strategy in the Kingdom.

These programmes, which target several sectors related to the tourism industry, focus on 15 fields. Targeted areas include the "Saudi Soul" campaign, the Saudi hospitality programme for employees of the tourism call centre and local communities in the summer campaign, while workers at the accommodation sector will have a training programme on the "concept and the importance of quality in tourist service".