The training session tagged, “Tourism Development and Management training programme for middle management Tourism Officers from levels 8 to 14 Officers include staff from International Tourism Promotion and the International Tourism Cooperation division of The International Tourism Promotion and Cooperation Department, and the Domestic and Eco-Tourism Promotion and Control.
A cross section of participants at the training remarked that the quality of training provided by the Institute for Tourism Professionals was revealing, liberating and very timeous. They mostly commended Alhaji Lai Muhammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, for investing in staff capacity development. Some other staff were particularly pleased that a highly reputed training provider like the Institute for Tourism Professionals was engaged for the staff capacity development.
The Institute for Tourism Professionals is a higher, vocational and tertiary level professional organisation, established to furnish the tourism industry with professional personnel who can provide good quality standard of products and services.
ITP is committed to supporting and promoting the Hospitality and Tourism Profession by developing, certifying and connecting Practitioners across the tourism and hospitality value-chain. The Institute for Tourism Professionals is mandated to Promote professional ethics and efficiency in tourism administration and practice.
It would be recalled that the Institute for Tourism Professionals is an approved Awarding Body (Hospitality and Tourism), by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), the principal organ of the Federal Ministry of Education, specifically created to handle all aspects of Technical and Vocational Education falling outside the University Education system.
By the recognition as an Awarding Body for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, the Institute for Tourism Professionals is granted the mandate to develop and administer accredited qualifications, approving and monitoring of training centres, issuing certificates, and provide an adequate process for continuous professional development (CPD) for every category of staff.