Africa: Obasanjo To Chair NANTA 2016 Award, Says Nigeria Not Serious about Tourism

Former Nigerian President and father of the nation’s modern tourism development initiatives, has berated the lack of progressive continuity in government tourism polices, saying the tendency shows that Nigeria is not serious about tourism development as an alternate source of revenue. The visibly worried Nigerian leader who during his tenure gave Nigeria a standalone Ministry of Tourism, Abuja Carnival, Tourism […]

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TOURISM: NANTA, NATOP, TOUGHA Sign MOU With SA Tourism At Akwaaba

It was memorable occasion at the Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos on Monday, October 31 as the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, NATOP and the Tour Operators Association of Ghana, TOUGHA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South African Tourism. The MoU which was signed at the South African stand […]

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ACCRA WEIZO 2016: Leads the way to seamless travels in West Africa

ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA who was at the recently held Accra Weizo 2016, a travel trade conference and exhibition designed to promote travel business in West Africa, writes on the event. July 15 marked the second edition of the Accra Weizo, a travel and tourism trade conference and exhibition designed to boost tourism business and the economy of West Africa countries. […]

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Tourism: Accra Weizo opens new frontiers for seamless travel in Africa

By Wale Olapade Travelling freely within the Africa borders had never been an easy task due to different restrictions and unstable policies by governments and authorities at different ports of entry. with this scenario, the continent had also suffered different degrees of setback in terms of business development and economic integration. Again, this clog had for decades made seamless travel […]

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2016 Accra Weizo: Promoting Seamless Travel in West-Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional organisation of 15 West African countries was established on 28 May 1975 with the main objective of promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members. To what extent the sub-regional body has succeeded in promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members is yet to be seen as seamless air […]

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