LAOS - Public and private sectors collaborate for Tourism and Hospitality Skills Training in Sekong Province
In collaboration with the Skills for Tourism Project LAO/029, Swisscontact is implementing the Pheun Than Heng A Sip Training Programme (PTHAS) which seeks to upgrade hospitality skills amongst 500 MSME (Micro Small Medium Enterprise) staff and support 500 more people from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter the tourism and hospitality sector in selected southern and central provinces.
On 5th September 2018, 24 staff members from micro, small and medium tourism/hospitality enterprises received PTHAS certificates of completion for a hospitality upskilling training programme. The training was delivered by industry experts from the neighbouring Champasak Hotel and Restaurant Association (CHRA). The staff members completed 12 competency assessed units in either food and beverage services or housekeeping. The training was held on 4 – 5 September 2018.
Certificates were presented in Lamam town by Mr. Thongkharn Khounpaserth, president of the Sekong Hotel, Guesthouse Restaurant Group (SK HGRG) and signed by both SK HGRG and Mr. Sounbanh Daesomphong, the Deputy Director of the Department of Information, Culture and Tourism (DICT).
Swisscontact is supporting the SK HGRG to deliver the PTHAS training programme under the Skills for Tourism (Project LAO/029).
Project LAO/029 is supported by the Governments of Lao PDR, Switzerland and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.↑ To the top