This was revealed in Abuja When Ambassador Ikechi Uko from Atqnews visited the Director General of the Government Training Institute NIHOTOUR in his Office at Abuja.
Ambassador Uko who briefed Turaki Nura Kangiwa and his Directors on why they sought the Partnership. “NIHOTOUR is the official Training Institute for Tourism in Nigeria and we cannot bring our Vision of Empowering Travel Professionals without such a Partnership”.
He said that Abuja Jabamah is usually held in November but due to the Covid19 Lockdown last Year it has to be moved to this Year.
Turaki Nura Kangiwa congratulated him on the successes of the Seven Wonders of Nigeria Project and the consistency and tenacity shown by Atqnews and Akwaaba Travel Market over the Years. “We are here to work with the stakeholders to uplift the business of tourism and grow the country. We are happy to collaborate with you to Make Nigeria a better place”
The partnership with the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Abuja Jabamah 2021 will feature a 2-day specialist training for travel practitioners, the first of its kind in Nigeria.
Participants will be issued a Professional Certificate in Tour Operations at the end of the training. It is expected that National Parks Services, National Commission for Museum and Monuments and The Nigerian Council for Arts and Culture NCAC will also partner in the training. Participation is open to Nigerians via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of the subjects of the training will include:
☆ Overview of Tourism & its Trends in Nigeria,
☆ Destination Management Concepts,
☆ Packaging Tour Products for Export,
☆ Tour Guiding Principles, ☆ Hiking and Safety Protocols,
☆ Pre-Colonial & Colonial History of Nigeria,
☆ Festivals in Nigeria, National Parks in Nigeria,
☆ Musuems in Nigeria,
☆ Understanding Nigeria’s Biodiversity,
☆ Philosophy and Strategies of Tourism Promotions,
☆ Insurance for Tourism.
In addition, Abuja Jabamah will feature a City Tour of Abuja. There will be an induction of the Tourism 100: Class of 2020 on the 27th of March by 2pm and an award ceremony for the Best Tourism Promoters of 2020. Participation is expected from State Tourism Boards, Tour Operators and Other Tourism Professionals.