ACC Representative Participated in ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Training and Education Network Forum 2021

source:ASEAN-China Centre

From 23 to 24 November 2021, the virtual ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Training and Education Network (APTTTEN) Forum was held. Mr. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia, addressed the opening session on the morning of 23 November and welcomed all delegates from the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS), China, Japan, Republic of Korea and international organisations, including the ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) and the ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC). 

Ms. Ni Wayan Giri Adnyani, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia, delivered a keynote speech, calling for enhancing regional tourism cooperation and encouraging various stakeholders to jointly build a collaborative network for tourism education. Dr. Le Quang Lan, Assistant Director and Head of ICT and Tourism Division of the ASEAN Secretariat, also addressed the opening session and hoped all parties could join hands to enhance regional collaboration on tourism education.  

Initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia, APTTTEN Forum 2021 was hosted by Bandung Institute of Tourism under the theme of “The Strategic Partnership Collaboration: Link and Match with Industry and Scholar Community”. At the forum, various delegates exchanged views with each other on such significant topics as improving the quality of ASEAN training and education, internationalisation of student mobility, internationalisation of faculty member mobility and strengthening network collaboration.