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Monday, 28 December 2015 08:26

NIHOTOUR CALLS FOR REGULAR SKILL UP-GRADE BY OPERATORS IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Management staff of Capital Hotels Plc, owners of Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, paid solidarity visit on Mrs Chika Balogun, Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR),  at the  Headquarters of the Institute, Abuja.

The delegation led by the General Manager,Sheraton, Abuja Hotel, Mr. Robert Itawa said the visit was intended to seek areas of collaboration in the area of improved staff skills for effective service delivery through regular training offered by the Institute.

Mr. Itawa said the need for synergy in the training aspect on one hand and operators  in  the  industry   on the other  is  key for a  robust tourism  and hospitality growth in the country, adding that they are prepared to cooperate with the Institute in its manpower development efforts in the industry.

In her response,Mrs Chika Balogun,Director General of NIHOTOUR expressed her happiness over the visit,saying that it will go a long way in strengthening her determination to reposition NIHOTOUR for better performance in the execution of its mandate of providing the needed skills in the industry.

She stressed the need for effective collaboration between the Institute and stakeholders so that the tourism and hospitality industry in the country can flourish and contribute its quota to the national economy.

 

AHMED MOHAMMED SULE

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS

 

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