GNA - Players in the hospitality industry have been urged to employ qualified personnel and train them in relevant skills to enable them to offer satisfactory services to customers.

Madam Adeline Boateng, the Human Resource Manager of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), who stated this, said players in the country’s hospitality industry paid little attention to quality service delivery even though it was one area that would propel the country as a destination of choice to tourists.

Source: GNA - Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister said the region was endowed with tourists atractions and if fully developed could contribute sufficient revenue to the national economy.

He however noted that the few tourists’ site that had been development, tourists were not adequately patronising them because of the engagement of unqualified personnel to man the facilities.

The Central Regional Directorate of Ghana Progressive Hoteliers Association (GHAPROHA), has been schooled on food safety.
The 40 participants at a 10-day workshop include front line personnel, caterers, and supervisors from some hotels in the Awutu-Senya East District.

The workshop which was sponsored by the World Bank, government, Danida and its partners, Council for Technical Vocation Examination and Training, was aimed at improving food safety, supervisory skills and knowledge on the job.