As many as 20 young participants completed the ‘Hospitality and Adventure Tourism Course’ conducted under the aegis of Aalo Military Station, Arunachal Pradesh as part of ‘Year of Tourism-2021’ initiative, stated a release issued by PIB (Defence Wing).
It stated that the month-long course conducted by Indian Army aimed at boosting adventure tourism, showcasing cultural heritage and generating employment for the youth in the remote and unexplored areas of Arunachal Pradesh.
Participants were taught rafting, mountain terrain biking and trekking besides nuances of Hospitality and Hotel industry, it further stated. MLA Kento Jini and deputy director of Tourism, Itanagar Gedo Eshi Ori, were present amongst other civil and military dignitaries during the Closing Ceremony, it added.
It stated that the grand finale included cycling, rafting, cultural program and felicitation ceremony. Chief guest Kento Jini felicitated the participants and encouraged them to exploit the skills and intricacies of the hospitality and adventure tourism sector taught during the course and tap the tourism potential of the state. He appreciated the Indian Army for organising this comprehensive course, it added.