Cross River Tourism Bureau Takes Tour Operators On Farms Visit

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The Cross River government has concluded a three day familiarization tour for tour operators in the state to enable them better acquaint themselves with tour facilities in the state for effective delivery of industry services.

Speaking with our reporter during the tour, the Marketing Manager, Cross River Tourism Bureau, Mr. Charles Omoregha, who led the tour operators through the sites, said the familiarization tour exercise was aimed at enabling tour operators better understand tour destinations in the state.

According to him “the Obudu trip was a farm (familiarization) tour for tour operators in the state to better understand the (tour) destination, especially one of the stalk product which is Obudu Mountain Resort; and the various offerings available in that resort.

“The public private partnership under the Cross River tourism platform is our model of operation and it’s our responsibility to empower the tour operators in the state to be able to receive visitors and to give them best experience possible.” Mr. Omoregha added.

Part of the familiarization tour activities included introducing tour operators to various breathtaking sites in Obudu Mountain including the grotto, the canopy walk way, the holy mountain, the resort waterpark and various hotel reservations in the resort.

Cross River renowned tourism attraction, Alok monolith was also visited by the tour agents.

The visit also witnessed negotiations between tour operators and the management of the Obudu Mountain Resort, the African Sun Ltd, represented by their General Manager, Mr. Trynos Makiwa.

Various tour operating companies represented at the familiarization tour include First Delivery Service, represented by the CEO, Hon. Edim Okon; Kez and Honours Tours and Travel, represented by the MD,Mr. Peter Akwah; Bekon Freelance Tour Guiding Services, represented bythe principal tour guide, Mr. Bassey Okon;Globe Executive Travels, represented by the tour desk officer, Miss Idongesit George; and NovaRosta Ltd, represented by CEO Geraldine Itoe.

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