Want to promote Sarawak to the world but do not know where to start? Equip yourself with the essentials of Sarawak tourism industry and business events with PANDei e-Pelancongan course.
Launched in November 2020, this free online course – which is currently only available in Malay, with future plans for English and Chinese versions – is created by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak (MTACS) together with Sarawak State Library, Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB).
It is open not just to industry players, but to the general public who want to play their part in promoting Sarawak as a tourist destination.
This is because through this online course, the Sarawak Government wants to engage with more local communities by empowering them to become active players in Sarawak’s tourism industry.
Local communities can do so by making efforts to preserve and conserve the State’s unique culture, heritage and biodiversity, as well as by recommending the different kinds of tourism that have the potential to enhance their local economy.
So what can you expect by becoming a participant of PANDei e-Pelancongan course?
In joining this online course, you will gain more information about Sarawak through its places of interest, history, locals and culture, and even increase your awareness of Responsible Tourism and knowledge on the various forms of tourism that can be developed in Sarawak.
You will also discover the components of Business Events and how vital they are in positioning Sarawak as a preferred tourist destination.
By enhancing your capability as a tourism ambassador with PANDei e-Pelancongan course, you will be able to practise concepts of Responsible Tourism in relation with the community in developing the tourism industry.
Additionally, you will have the ability to apply e-tourism or travel technology in your learning and daily life; to propose and suggest means of improving the tourism industry in Sarawak; and to analyse and reflect on learning topics to boost your awareness and use of the course modules.
Once you have completed this course, you will earn an e-certificate for your participation.
Has PANDei e-Pelancongan course pique your interest? Then wait no more and visit https://www.openlearning.com/pustakasarawak/courses/pandei-epelancongan/?cl=1 to begin your journey towards becoming a tourism ambassador for Sarawak.