On October 12th, 2018, Faculty of Tourism, Culture and Arts cooperated with Faculty of Information Technology to hold the International Workshop on “The Implementation of Fourth Industrial Revolution to Develop Tourism in An Giang” with nearly 100 attendants.
Attending the workshop were Mr. Pham The Trieu – Deputy Director of An Giang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mr. Truong Kien Tho – Deputy Director of An Giang Department of Science and Technology, Mr. Le Viet Phuong – Deputy Director of An Giang Department of Information and Communications.
From business organisations and sponsors were Mr. Lu Thanh Phuong – Director of HD Bank in An Giang, Mr. Le Hong Tu – Director of Trip Tour Company – the main sponsor, Mr. Le Minh Tam – Deputy Director of Long Xuyen Tourist, Mr. Ngo Quang Minh – Representative of Vietravel Company in Long Xuyen.
Representing An Giang University were Heads of Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Tourism, Culture and Arts, Library, Office of Research Management and Postgraduate Education, staff and students of the two faculties.
There were five presentations at the workshop focusing on Tourism development in the era of information technology, E-commerce in Tourism, GIS design for Tourism in An Giang, Internet Marketing in Tourism and religious tourism using Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The workshop attracted much attention from the participants with discussions and information exchange on using information technology in tourism, digitisation, enhancement of offline software, webs, and applications, innovations in Tourism education using technology to support the students’ future careers.
Dr. Doan Thanh Nghi – Dean of Faculty of Information Technology remarked the success of the workshop and the appreciation for feedback for further development in tourism using technology in An Giang.
Phuong Bui – Faculty of Tourism, Culture and Arts
Translated by Chi Do Na