Industry-Academia Collaboration To Develop Tourism Industry
Last update: 15/05/2018
PETALING JAYA, May 15 (Bernama) -- In line with the initiatives under Malaysia Productivity Blueprint (MPB), Tourism Productivity Nexus (TPN) has organised an engagement session among industry and academia with the aimed to strengthen the collaboration between industry- academia on nurturing high-standard graduates prepared for the industry. About 30 participants from private and public college/universities, industry players and related government agencies attended the session.
In an effort to further boost Tourism sector contribution to the economy, the Tourism Productivity Nexus (TPN) led by industries and supported by the Government was formed in 2017. Key strategies for the Tourism industry under implementation by the Tourism Productivity Nexus include to strengthen collaboration efforts between industry and academia to match industry needs. To ensure the success of the initiatives under Tourism Productivity Nexus, the Delivery Management Office (DMO) of Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) undertakes the role to coordinate, monitor and evaluate delivery efforts of the MPB with Uzaidi Udanis as the Champion of Tourism Productivity Nexus.