Tourism Career Fair 2015

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During the 12 September 2015, the PATA Malaysia Chapter (PMC) supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia and Tourism Malaysia and in collaboration with several Universities & Colleges offering tourism and hospitality programmes in Malaysia (Coordinated by Universiti Teknology MARA) held its second Tourism Career Fair at the Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Our exhibitors gladly receiving visitors at their booths.

It was an splendid  saturday for all of us. The Career Fair was successfully held with very good response from the students from various Universities/Colleges in Malaysia. During the fair we received over 3000 visitors. The booths were full of people asking questions and listening to our exhibitors, willing to learn a little bit more about them.

A total of 20 Exhibitors from the tourism and hospitality sector participated at the Fair and shared information on their respective organisations and career opportunities available. The Exhibitors included the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia Airports, KL City Hall, hotels & resorts, theme parks, tour & travel agents, educational institution and other organisations connected with the tourism and hospitality industry.

The Official Launch of PATA Malaysia Career Fair 2015

The Career Fair was officially launched by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Zainol Abidin Omar, Deputy Chairman, Tourism Malaysia.

The programme for the event also included the following :

  1. A Tourism Career Forum to share knowledge and inputs on tourism that are of interest and benefit to the student participants. The Forum focused on topic ‘Today’s talent, Tomorrow’s success- Attracting and Retaining the Right People for Tourism Industry’. The session was moderated by Y.Brs. Dr Junaida Lee Abdullah, Deputy Secretary General (Management), Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia. The Panelists comprised Mr Sam Cheah- President MAH, Dato’ Syed Mohd Razif- President BUMITRA, Mr Mohd Hariss Abdullah- General Manager Commercial of Malindo Air and Mr Wallace Wong- Regional Director Asia of PATA. The Panelists shared their insights, ideas and recommendations on the topic from the perspective of their respective industries.
  2. Brand Showcase presentations by Boustead Holdings Bhd, Legoland Malaysia Resort and Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd.

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