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Villages in Wokha sensitised on tourist management

By EMN Updated: Oct 27, 2018 11:22 pm
E-META group along with participants of the two-day orientation programme on hospitality held in Wokha.

Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): With the aim to educate and impart basic knowledge on hospitality and tourist managements, ‘Explore-Morashen Eco Tourism Association (E-META)’ has conducted two-day orientation programme on October 18 and 19 at Old Riphyim village and Thillong village respectively.
The orientation programme was organised mainly to educate and impart basic knowledge on hospitality and tourist managements to create better awareness and management of tourists for income generation activities to the beneficiaries, the association press release stated.
E-META is a voluntary association established with an aim to educate and promote conservation of the ecosystem and promote eco-tourism as an alternative and sustainable form of livelihood for the community.
It also aims at revival and restoration of the nature, conservation of eco-system and cultural as well as improving the welfare of the population through development of eco-tourism.
The orientation programme was organised keeping in view of the upcoming mini Hornbill Festivals celebrations scheduled in and around Wokha district, the association stated.
The organisation had organised the hospitability and tourist management programme as Old Riphyim was declared “Tourist village,” while New Riphyim was declared “Green Village” and Thillong village (DHEP), which is also the proposed site for the upcoming Amur falcon fiesta 2018.
The resource person Chipen Khuvung, a full time Team Metamorphosis trainee, spoke on the significance of soft skills and personal etiquette and emphasised on the qualities a leader shall possessed. Other resource persons including M James Tungoe, Nzanbemo Patton, Yanrenthung Patton and Wonchio Odyuo also highlighted on home stay concept, hospitality and tourist management, clean green and income generating activities respectively.
Altogether 120 participants including SHGs and stakeholders attended the programme.

By EMN Updated: Oct 27, 2018 11:22:34 pm