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Title: Assessment of Uganda government ‘s contribution to tourism training institutions in Uganda: a case study of the hotel and tourism training institute Jinja
Authors: Caroline, Gwiina
Keywords: Uganda government
Hotel and tourism training institute Jinja
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management.
Abstract: Tourism is one of the world’s leading industries, and it contributes greatly to Uganda’s economy. like all service industries, the quality of service offered is vital for favorable competition in the world market, and quality service delivery depends on the level of training and professionalism of the service providers. tourism is also a practical field with high costs of training which raises the overall cost of pursuing an education in tourism. in Uganda in particular, the cost of education is increasing every year, especially at higher levels of learning. this high cost of training makes government contribution to tourism training necessary for development of a skilled workforce in the industry. this study examines the government’s contribution to the hotel and tourism training institute of jinja, which is the only public institution established by MTTI to offer training in hotel and tourism studies. this study examines the government’s contribution to the institute, identifies various government policies aimed at facilitating it, examines the challenges facing the institute and also provides recommendations from different stakeholders in HTTI and the wider tourism industry on what can be done to overcome those challenges and improve upon the training of students pursuing tourism studies in the institute and the Uganda as a whole.
Description: A research report submitted to the school of business and management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a bachelor’s degree of tourism and hotel management at Kampala international university
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