YouthNet promotes homestay tourism
Dimapur, Oct. 3 (EMN): YouthNet, in partnership with the Directorate of Tourism, Alder Tours, and Dial Nagaland, has launched first of its kind in Nagaland a homestay training programme under the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in its main office at Billy Graham Road today.
The inaugural programme was graced by the Assistant Director of Tourism, Veyielo Doulo, as the chief guest and the Deputy Director of Tourism, Ajanuo Belho as the guest of honour.
Veyielo Doulo, in his address, said tourism is an exciting sector adding that the opportunities tourism offer is never-ending. Stressing on homestays, he said one hardly require much investment and added that tourists look to experience what is local.
Ajanuo Belho, while exhorting the participants on the benefits of running homestays, encouraged the participants to take up the training and running homestays not only in the purview of running a business and making profits but as a hobby.
Kejaroko, Alder Tours, highlighted on tourism and homestay, while Nino Zhasa, who runs homestay businesses, shared her hands-on experience with the participants and Neingu Luho, Dial Nagaland, briefed the participants on the homestay training programme.
The inaugural programme was chaired by Anini Nyenga, Project Manager of IMPACT 5000 by 18- YouthNet.