Tour operator calls for knowledge acquisition for high-end hospitality industry

By Taiye Olayemi

Mutiat Enehuwa, CEO of Verve Mutex Travels, advised his colleagues in the tourism and hospitality industries to focus more on gaining more knowledge to improve service delivery in the sector.

Enehuwa, who recently became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Tourism Professionals Nigeria (ITPN), gave the advice in a statement on Wednesday.

According to her, a constant updating of knowledge should be absorbed by practitioners to position the industry so that it can compete favorably with other countries.

“I urge hospitality and tourism practitioners to be encouraged to always seek more knowledge, it will help us as operators and the industries in general.

“We have a lot to improve to reach international standards,” she said.

Enehuwa noted that she entered the profession because of her love for travel and adventure.

On his accomplishment as the latest member of ITPN, Enehuwa said, “I am truly an inquisitive person, it inspires me to seek more knowledge and understanding in my profession, so that I can offer my clients the best of deserving services and experience.

“I must confess that at this point I am overwhelmed with joy.”

Enehuwa graduated in Tourism and Hospitality Management from Ekiti State University.

She also studied Environmental Health at Idah College of Health Sciences and Technology in Kogi State.

The Institute is a higher, professional and tertiary professional organization.

It was established to provide the industry with professional staff capable of providing good quality products and services.

It offers a unique set of management qualifications that have been developed expressly for managers and aspiring managers working in the hospitality and tourism sector, for Nigerians and the international market. (NAN)(

Edited by Olawunmi Ashafa

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