Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:41 GMT
NMEC trainees - Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO – 25 March 2021: In line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ preparations for the soon to be opening of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, which will witness the Golden Pharaoh’s parade of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to its permanent display in the NMEC on April 3, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities held a training course for 30 employees of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. Some of the trainees are ticketing staff and civil security personnel.
Certificates were distributed to the trainees of the course once completed, accredited by the ministry and the Institute of Hospitality in London.
The certificates were delivered by CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim, Adviser to the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Training Soha Bahgat, the ministry's spokesperson and Director of Training at the Museum Maha Sweilem.
This training program aims primarily to provide workers with the necessary skills and behavioral traits that must be followed with the guest. It is provided with simulated situations and live experiences of what workers will be exposed to in terms of security situations during their communication with visitors or how to address sudden problems and challenges.
This came as part of the ministry's role to promote workers, especially the workers dealing with visitors who are tourists or citizens, and to qualify them and familiarize them with the concept of tourism services and awareness, as part of the Tourism Ambassadors Program organized under the auspices of the Bank of Alexandria and implemented by Rhythm, the company specialized in the field of training and accredited by the Institute of Hospitality in London.