Sinar College representatives visited Bahagian Promosi Pelancongan of Jabatan Ketua Menteri Melaka. We discussed the future cooperation in promoting career in tourism industry to students and people in Melaka.
On 6 November 2013, Sinar College representatives had meeting with Jabatan Ketua Menteri, Invest Melaka, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), and Polis DiRaja Malaysia. They are bringing foreign delegation every month and engage Sinar College as we are the major trainer of tour guides in Melaka.
We Are The Host 2013 was held on 4 November 2013 at World Youth Hotel (besides Kementerian Pelancongan Melaka). It commenced at 08.30 am and ended at 05.00 pm. It was attended by more than 100 participants. Sinar College sent several tourist guide students and lecturers to the seminar.
Participants who attended this course will obtain We Are The Host certificate that is required for those who engage as front-liners in tourism industry which include tourist guides. Thus, it carries equal legal weight as its predecessor, Sijil MESRA Malaysia. We Are The Host module is offered by private trainer from RM100 to RM200 but for this event, it is sponsored by Ministry of Tourism and organized by Malacca Tourism Association. Sinar College is a member of MTA.
On 1 November 2013, Sinar College visited Invest Melaka. Invest Melaka is an organization responsible in promoting and attracting investors to Melaka. At national level, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) shares the same goals. Both organization collaborate in organizing business trips by foreign representatives to Malaysia and Melaka. As one of the destination for the tour, every month Melaka state government organize several of such tour and Chief Minister, Datuk Wira Idris Harun has decided to engage professional local tour guides. As a response to that, Invest Melaka seek assistance from Sinar College for providing the necessary tourist guides.
During our first meeting, we reach mutual understanding of above.