Hoteliers urge tourism investors to train workers

INVESTORS in the tourism sector have been called upon to provide more training initiatives for workers in preparation for the UNWTO general assembly to be held in August.

Hotel, Catering, Tourism and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (HCTAWUZ) secretary general Michelo Chizyuka has praised tourism and arts minister Sylvia Masebo for initiating plans for government to train workers in the tourism sector ahead of the August UNWTO general assembly to be held in Livingstone and Victoria Falls town of Zimbabwe.

“We e want to encourage even the tour operators in the industry to take it upon themselves also to employ quite a lot of initiatives towards the training of workers in the sector in preparations for the event. We know of few hotels that really believe in capacity building such as Sun International hotels and few others hotels within the regional, we want to say keep it up,” Chizyuka stated.