National Tourism and Hospitality Week
Catering and Tourism Training Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Catering and Tourism Training Institute CTTI
Type of institution
Lines of actions
Advocacy and awareness raising
Type of activity
Events, meetings and conferences
Estimated outreach/impact of your activity
Catering and tourism training center is the pioneer government owned educational institution that plays a crucial role for the last five decades for tourism and hospitality industry development in Ethiopia. The major function of catering and tourism training institute is providing and undertaking training, research and consultancy service for tourism and hotel sector development.
Among the works of CTTI, engaging trainee’s 70 % practical skill and the remaining 30% with soft skill is the major. Trainees are attending event planning and management competences both theoretically and practically, which is a newly introduced sector of MICE (Meetings, Incentives Travel, Conventions and Events) in our country. MICE contributes a lot to the growth of tourism industry and creates more job opportunities. As a result, trainees of CTTI practice by doing practically in the annual event of tourism and hospitality week which has been taking place for fifth time, starting from May 14 to May 18 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.