Awori Tourism Board to partner NIHOTOUR on tourism training institute

Photo Caption (L-R): Mrs. Ejike Catherine Ugochi, a senior lecturer at NIHOTOUR, Mrs Ugochi Uche-Ibeabuchi, Mr Femi Fadina, Frank Meke, Member, Association of Tourism Practitioner of Nigeria (ATPN) Board of Trustees and Ronke Matanmi, business development executive Awori Tourism Board during the ceremony A new vista for professional training and certification for operators and aspiring young entrepreneurs in tourism beckons as Awori Tourism Board has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institutional for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), on the establishing of a new hospitality training institute being…

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NIHOTOUR set for digital technology in skill acquisition training

Authorities of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR have set in motion, the machinery for the application of digital technology in its skill acquisition training and capacity development delivery services as the nation’s apex Travel Tourism and Hospitality training Institute in the country. This disclosure was made by Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, director general of the Institute when he received in audience, officials of Backbone Connectivity Network Limited (BCN), led by the managing director/chief executive officer, Alhaji Ibrahim Dikko at the Abuja headquarters office of NIHOTOUR. Speaking further,…

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NIHOTOUR partners Lagos FTAN chapter, Tarzan Boats to mark World Tourism Day

The director general of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has called for close collaboration and synergy between government and the private sector within a sustainable framework to grow the industry. The call is coming as Nigeria joined the global community to celebrate the 2020 World Tourism Day with the theme: Tourism and Rural Development. The World Tourism Day, which is celebrated on September, 27 of every year globally, offers opportunity for stakeholders to come up with strategic framework that can deepen the opportunities…

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Kangiwa discloses plans to digitalise NIHOTOUR in line with international best practices

The director general of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has disclosed his plans to digitalise the Institute in line with international best practices in the hospitality industry. Speaking in Lagos on Thursday after a visit to its facilities, Alhaji Kangiwa stated that he will set a new standard in NIHOTOUR that is industry driven. He emphasised the need for training and retraining in the tourism industry, adding that training is the bedrock of sustainable tourism development in the country. Kangiwa noted that his…

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Chika Balogun: Buhari’s game changer in tourism education

Getting tourism education right has always been a major challenge in the quest to get Nigeria blossom in global tourism business. Indeed, home front tourism education has no focus and lacks sustainable definition. It is from zero to zero until Chika Balogun came to the scene almost four years ago. For over 30 years, 1987 to be precise, the birth and successful lobby by Nigeria to serve as creative tourism education hub in West Africa powered by International Labour Organization and other United Nation agencies, met with brick walls of…

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