Australia-ASEAN Tourism and Hospitality Forum for SMART Recovery and Development

[Griffith University] Responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this project aims to support the recovery and development of the tourism and hospitality sector in Australia and ASEAN countries. The Australia-ASEAN Tourism and Hospitality Forum provides a knowledge-sharing platform and brings together a wide range of stakeholders including practitioners, academic experts, and government officers.

The project is funded by the Australia-ASEAN Council, led by Griffith University, and supported by international partners in Australia and ASEAN such as Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (Vietnam), VinUni (Vietnam), Petra Christian University (Indonesia), Universiti Teknologi Mara (Malaysia), Research Synergy Foundation (Indonesia) and Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Together with an online forum on Facebook and LinkedIn and the free online course, three workshops will be organised in 2021 to strengthen the connections between Forum members and enable the formulation of effective strategies that can capture new opportunities and increase sector resilience.

Workshop 1: SMART Recovery – Developing a new hospitality and tourism mindset- Presentations and panel discussion by experts from Australia and ASEAN- Recovering from COVID-19 impact and unlocking new opportunities for growth in tourism and hospitality

Location: Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort, Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Date: 09 July 2021, 9:00 (GMT+7)

Workshop 2: SMART Technologies

Location: VinUniversity, Hanoi, Vietnam

Date: 17 September 2021

Registration: HERE

Workshop 3: Value co-creation

Location: Petra University, Surabaya, Indonesia and Online (via Zoom)

Date: 15 November 2021

Registration: To be provided

Course Overview

Course objectives: Successful learners can describe key factors that could inform ways to restart their tourism activity and explore opportunities for accelerating their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Effort required and overview: Four modules to complete plus assessment.

Assessment: There will be a short answer and multiple-choice questions in each module to determine your engagement with the core content.

Digital Certificate of Completion: To earn this digital certificate you need to complete a short quiz at the end of the course and achieve 50% or more. Quiz questions seek assess your engagement with the core content across the four modules of the course. You can complete the quiz multiple times to reach this goal.

Learning tools: Watch short presentations and videos, listen to videos/podcasts, and read media stories, case studies and industry reports. There is core information as well as optional extension information.

Australia-ASEAN Tourism and Hospitality Forum for SMART Recovery and Development Project Team
  • Dr Sara Thaichon
  • Dr Dung (Jenny) Le
  • Dr Mai Nguyen
  • Dr Park Thaichon
  • Dr Sarah Gardiner
  • Dr Denni Arli

Published by Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam (AHA Vietnam)

The Official Platform for Australian Hospitality & Tourism Alumni and Professionals in Vietnam.

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