THE ASEAN- Japan Centre (AJC) conducted a “Training Programme on Interpretation 2021” under the topic of “Possibilities of Non-Personal Interpretation Services at Tourist Sites – Storytelling in the digital age” yesterday.
Union minister for Hotels and Tourism Dr Htay Aung, including the Director-General and heads of respective subjects joined the event via videoconferencing.
First, Secretary-General of AJC Mr Kunihiko Hirabayashi made an opening speech and the Founder and CEO Mr Keisuke Murayama of Yamatogokoro Inc discussed the condition of the tourism industry in the post-COVID-19 era. Then, the officials reported on Non-Personal Interpretation Services, the latest technologies and boosting the use of Audio Guide.
The event was organized for a review of the changes in tourism caused by COVID-19, the adoption of proper services for these changes, reduction of interactive services, providing digital services and resumption of tourism in the future.
A total of 82 representatives of the government and private sector hoteliers and travel agencies of ASEAN member countries that involved in tourism management and tourism promotion.