DOT-9 gears up for R.A. 9593 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 16:19

Come August 2-5 and 9-12, 2011, the Department of Tourism Regional Office is equipping personnel of all primary tourism enterprises in different skills training programs in preparation for the full implementation of the Tourism Act of 2009 otherwise known as R.A. 9593.

By 2012, under Sangguniang Panlungsod Resolution Number 520, all primary tourism enterprises in Zamboanga City would be required to present their DOT accreditation certificates prior to the renewal of their respective business permits and those applying for new/original permits shall have an endorsement from the same Office.

The programs comprise of skills training in frontline services like waitering, effective customer service, front office operations and housekeeping.  Participants of these trainings shall come from accommodation establishments in the City to include a number of restaurants with accommodation facilities.

The resource speakers, Messrs.Julius Cesar Q. Judalena and Edmund F. Santos belong to the DOT Head Office roster of lecturer-practitioners.  The venue for the trainings will be at the Lotus Restaurant of Grand Astoria Hotel. — A.Suyko,DOT 9