Adeniyi Adeyemi.

Adeniyi Adeyemi
A/A Hotel Services Limited, Senior Partner
29 years industry experience.
In a few words tell us about yourself
I am from the Adeyemi family in Ibadan,with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Ife.
What inspired your interest in the hospitality and tourism industry?
When I started there were lots of training opportunities in the industry, coupled with good working environment.
What’s your vision for the hospitality & tourism industry?
Without human capital development there would be a very serious problem soonest.
In what ways has your company contributed to the growth of the hospitality industry and it’s stakeholders?
Using every opportunity to let the employees and owners understand the need to change their mind set.It is not all about putting money in the pocket,its important to teach and learn something new on the job if not everyday at least from time to time, to improve the value and positive contribution of the employees to the business and provide the owners with a better work force.
What are your major challenges in your business?
Lack of skills and on the job training.Worst of all the owners do not encourage skills training for the staff.
What are your thoughts on the state of the hospitality & tourism industry in Nigeria?
It is populated by under skilled and untrained workers
How do you intend to join in the campaign of changing the game and perception of the hospitality & tourism industry in Nigeria?
We must change how the operators feel about themselves before we can change the game.
Words of wisdom for intending and current industry stakeholders.
Be diligent in your duties,get some education and always look for an opportunity to develop yourself.
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