Kenya - International hotel and tourism institute graduation at Jacaranda Hotel

Minister for Tourism, Hon. Dan Mwazo graced the occasion yesterday,4th October 2012 at Jacaranda Hotel, during the International Hotel and Tourism institute (IHTI) graduation.The Minister, Hon. Dan Mwazo began by thanking the institute for developing talents for young men and women in Kenya and from other parts of the world into knowledgeable and skilled professionals in the tourism sector. image He praised the institute for the awards it has received since its inception in 2005. The Tourism sector has the potential of creating hundreds of jobs to the young people hence he poised the challenge to the young graduands to be aggressive.He noted that Kenya’s vision 2030, tourism sector will be expecting to expand its resorts in six parts of the country amongst them being Isiolo, Diani, Lamu, amongst others.

He also said that tourism sector will be looking to venture into Agro-tourism and sports tourism to diversifying like in Brazil. He urged training institution to improve standards and carry out bench marking exercises with international training institutions.The 55 graduands acquired skills and competency in various hospitality disciplines including art, Food and Beverage and Travel and Tourism skills.The minister was accompanied by Hon. Chirau Ali Mwakwere and other distinguished guest such as Ambassador Mwakai Sio among others.
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