ASEAN Tourism Industry Standards Awards 2024 and Guest List Management System Course commerce

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The ASEAN Tourism Industry Standards Awards presenting Ceremony in progress in Yangon, on 16 March 2024.

U Phyo Zaw Soe, Deputy Minister for Hotels and Tourism, attended the inauguration of the Guest List Management System Training No 1, approved by the Yangon City Development Committee. This was followed by the ASEAN Tourism Industry Standards Awards Ceremony held at the Tourism Development Centre in Yangon on 16 March 2024.
The deputy minister highlighted that since 2008, ASEAN standards have been awarded biennially. Myanmar has been honoured with a total of 121 awards annually, including 68 Green Hotel Awards, six ASEAN community-based tourism awards for destinations, eight public restroom awards, 11 ASEAN Clean Tourism Cities Awards, 15 ASEAN MICE Conference Hall Awards, four Exhibition Hall Awards, three Event Venue Awards, two Urban Destination Awards, and four Rural Destination Awards.
Since 2008, the Yangon Region has received 16 ASEAN Tourism Standard Awards, indicating significant potential to apply for additional awards in the tourism sector, which will be presented in 2025.
The Guest List Management System (GLMS) has been introduced for use by hotels and guesthouses licensed by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The deputy minister emphasised the importance of all licensed lodging houses adhering to the system uniformly.
He urged trainees from guest houses under the Yangon City Development Committee’s permission to diligently learn the GLMS guest list filling procedures lectured in the course and to ensure daily completion of guest lists.
Representatives accepted awards on behalf of the Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC), Yangon City Development Committee, which received the ASEAN MICE Venue Standard in the Event Venue category, and Chatrium Hotel, which achieved the ASEAN MICE Venue Standard in the Event Venue category. — MNA/KZL

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