n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Mentoring in tourism : an evaluation : chapter 22

Special issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-1421



This paper reviews the importance of mentoring in tourism development its link to information technology and challenges. Sources of mentee resources were also identified while the various challenges of mentoring which inhibit the growth of tourism development in developing nations were also highlighted. The challenges identified include uneven distribution of tourism personnel, individual bias, misplacement of priority by mentees and economic hardship. Recommendations were made to move the tourism industry of developing nations from the very present nascent status to a more developed state.

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