Tourism development and hospitality management consultant, Mr Austine Eneduwa-George, has been inducted as Member and Fellow of the Institute For Tourism Professionals Of Nigeria.
The induction ceremony took place on Tuesday, 26 April, 2022 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
The ceremony was anchored by the Institute’s National President, Aare Abiodun Odusanwo and Otunba Ayodele Olumoko —Vice President, South West.
Eneduwa-George is the CEO of Celtic Moon Ltd, a tourism development and hospitality management consulting firm based in Lagos and South Africa.
Speaking on the experience of becoming a member and fellow of the prestigious institution, Eneduwa-George said “I feel pretty much elated as this is long overdue. The last two times I was to be inducted and get the award, circumstances hindered it. But today it has come to be.
“I’m quite excited to be inducted into the professional body of my vocation, particularly as it authenticates and certifies me as a practitioner with full backing of the governing body, which will help me synergise with other professionals within the system.”
Having served as the immediate past 1st VP of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) Lagos chapter and former president of the Tourism Development Consulting Professionals Association, Eneduwa-George believes that the latest development is the right thing to happen.
“I’m embracing this with all sense of duty,” he said, adding that “This also guarantees me as an authority in Tourism related matters in the country and shall be recognized as such. I had established and operated hospitality outlets and made a name in that field.”
Some of the hospitality outfits owned by Austine Eneduwa-George include Corner Pocket (Lagos and Russia), The Londoner, Cazzbah Club and the Lake Resort in Delta State.