The event held at the Lagos State Council of Arts & Culture was focused on ‘Strategies for Transforming Tourism Challenges to Economic Goldmine in Nigeria’.
General Manager of the IATA Authorized Training Center (ATC) and NCAA Approved Training Organization (ATO), Chinasa Mbene who spoke in the course of the event through the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, Olamide Oni said:
“We are pleased to be a part of what the organizers of the Youth Tourism and Hospitality Leaders Forum are doing. Lagos Aviation Academy remains passionate about promoting professionalism in the travel and tourism industry as well as youth involvement in the sector.
“We are delighted to present the award of the Basic Ticketing and Reservation Course and we assure the winner and other prospective students of a great time, training and learning from our seasoned instructors.”
The YTHLF is an annual event organized by Travelscope Magazine with the purpose of sensitizing and educating students, young tourism professionals and stakeholders on the economic values of the tourism and hospitality sector.
The convener of the event, Olumuyiwa Omololu said: “The primary objective of the annual event is to sensitize, educate, motivate and promote the social, cultural and economic values of the tourism and hospitality sector among the students, young tourism promoters and stakeholders.”
Peter , the beneficiary of the scholarship who was announced after a raffle draw, while expressing his gratitude to Lagos Aviation Academy said: “I would like to appreciate Lagos Aviation Academy for this beautiful opportunity. When I heard my name, I was so happy. I have always been interested in tourism and this is a big push for me.”