NIHOTOUR trains 64 on marketing, tour packaging


By Aluta News

Feb. 26, 2024

The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), says no fewer than 64 members of the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), were trained on tour packages/marketing in 2023.

Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, the Director-General of NIHOTOUR made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.

Kangiwa said that those trained had been issued with  NIHOTOUR certificates.

Kangiwa said that the training was geared towards  the enhancement of effective service delivery in the hospitality and tourism sector.

He further said that the training offered several significant advantages, as well as served various purposes in making them valuable for travellers in different situations.

According to him, marketing tour packages would help in the selling of  tour products and services, in a way that would attract  customers to boost  business.

“The training also  modules on best practices in tour guiding, sales strategies, travel computer reservation systems, tour packages marketing among others.

“The 64 NATOP members had  been  licensed and  they have started practicing tour operators from states in the North East, North West, North Central,  as well as the Federal Capital Territory.

“After the training, the trainees were presented with NIHOTOUR certificates as evidence that they were  actually participants of the training,” he said.

NAN reports that NATOP is a leading tour operator trade and professional association in Nigeria with members across the 36 states of Nigeria and FCT.


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