A six days hospitality and adventure training for locals of Lungla for the sustenance of tourism got underway on Monday in Tawang, the training will culminate on 16th Jan 2021.
The training has been organized by the Lungla Administration and Jemeithang battalion under the Tawang brigade of the Indian Army in collaboration with Himalayan Holidays, Bomdila, West Kameng.
The first three days would be dedicated to Adventure Tourism training while the next 3 days would be exclusively for training in Hospitality & Catering Management.
The resource persons for the Adventure Tourism are Dr. Anshu Jamsenpa, Guinness World Record Holder (The woman who climbed Mt Everest twice in five days) & Recipient of India’s Highest Adventure Award, Everester Nima Lama, Certified Adventure Trainer, Kukil Saikia, Tourism Expert having two decades experience in NE India Tourism and Hemen Borah, Engineer turned Adventure Organiser (Land, Air & Water).
While the resource persons for Hospitality management are Amitabh Dutta, Founder & CEO of ‘Only Chef’ – First Culinary School in NE India. Former GM of Taj Hotel (5 Star Deluxe). Alumni of IHM kolkata & Hospitality Management Graduate from Queen Margerate University, Edinburg Scotland, Dr. Alfred Basumatary, Assistant Professor turned Travel vlogger, Tenzin Sangey, Hospitality Intern, Martin Luther University Shillong and Liagi Tari, Hospitality Intern, Martin Luther University Shillong.
The Inaugural Function of the camp held on Monday at Gakyid Zomkhang Hall was attended by Lungla, Colonel Abhishek Atal, as Chief Guest while Tashi Dhondup, ADC Lungla attended as Guest of Honour. The Inaugural function was also attended by Thutan Gombu, ZPM 2-Lumla ZPC, Nawang Thutan Circle Officer Lungla, GBs, registered homestay owners, students, executive members of Dakpa-Pangchen Employees Welfare Association (DEWA), members of bazaar committee, Self-help group members of Lungla.
Tsering Wange, Founder & CEO Himalayan Holidays briefed about the benefits of adventure tourism and hospitality in generating employment opportunities and self-sustenance of tourism in the area.