The foremost online travel company, Wakanow.com and KQ Holiday, the affiliate of Kenya Airways will partner with Travelscope 7th Youth Tourism & Hospitality Leaders’ Forum holding on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Ibadan. The organiser and publisher of Travelscope Magazine, Omololu Olumuyiwa said in a press statement.
“This year’s edition of the annual Youth tourism forum as expected, will rally participants from all walks of life to a day of tourism education and scholarships for some lucky participant”, Olumuyiwa said.
Olumuyiwa stated further that the theme of this year’s edition was ‘Reviving Tourism and Hospitlaity Sector in Nigeria – A Way Forward’ and would throw light on different areas to solve issues bothering the industry and stakeholders.
Among the confirmed speakers at the forum are Dr. (Mrs) Carol Ogunlade of Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Federal Polytechnic, Ede; Mr. Kenneth Oudah, Stay Up Aviation Institute of Technology and Dr. Tijani Olawale, National Institute of Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).
Also, KQ Holidays and Wakanow.com, an online travel company will be at the forum to educate participants on its online platform and their various services that will be of great value to the participants, travel agents and stakeholders in the travel industry.
The seminar in its seventh edition is expected to improve on the contents of the platform not only to reawaken youths to the plethora of opportunities in the tourism sector, but also to educate and link them up with stakeholders for gainful employment in different fields.
“Youth must be encouraged as they are the future of the tourism advancement in Nigeria and Travelscope Magazine will continue to work assiduously to see that youth tourism is given its rightful place in the scheme of things”, Olumuyiwa said.