Project Tourism: Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria

Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria …As NTDC boss affirms commitment to tourism CHAIRMAN of Project Tourism and former Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Ned Nwoko, has promised to host 100 foreign tourists for the Host Family Scheme of the project in 2017. Hon. Nwoko, who made the promised at a dinner held in […]

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Tourism: AKWAABA Team Visits Port Harcourt For BANTABA 2017

AKWAABA Team Visits Port Harcourt For BANTABA 2017 The Akwaaba African Travel Market Team Organizers of Port Harcourt BANTABA recently paid a visit to Rivers State, to meet with stakeholders. Port Harcourt BANTABA is an event by the organizers of the annual AKWAABA African Travel Market; it’s aimed at reaching other states in Nigeria and exploring tourism potentials and as […]

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Tourism: New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration

New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration By Renn Offor Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), has charged Tourism Stakeholders and the media to rise up and support NTDC and herself in a new era which, according to her, she has set out with the intention […]

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Bwari Tourist Village: NTDC signs MOU with ITC

NTDC signs MOU with ITC In furtherance of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the development of tourism in Nigeria, the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with International Tourist Choice Limited, to build a world class Tourist Village at Bwari in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. Caption: Director-General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), […]

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Tourism: NTDC Ag. DG set up committee to explore UN Tourism Intervention Funds

NTDC Ag. DG set up committee to explore UN Tourism Intervention Funds THE Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, has set up a committee to work with the Institute for Tourism Practitioners (ITP) to facilitate the Corporation’s access to the United Nations Tourism Intervention Funds to ensure sustainable tourism development in Nigeria. Rae-Omoh in […]

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Tourism: Nigeria’s Failure to Tap into Global Tourism

Nigeria’s Failure to Tap into Global Tourism For the second year running, Nigeria was a no show at the 2016 World Travel Market in London. Funke Olaode, who attended the three-day global event, examines the economic implications for the country and how Nigeria loses millions of dollars in travel and tourism. Since its debut 36 years ago, the World Travel […]

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Tourism: NTDC, Niger State to introduce Military Tourism

NTDC, Niger State to introduce Military Tourism THE directory of tourism components in Nigeria is poised for increase, as the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and the Niger State Directorate of Culture and Tourism Development Promotion were planning to introduce Military Tourism. The new component of tourism in the country would make Nigeria more visible among the comity of tourism […]

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Tourism: Confusion as Rivers state bans private events at all hospitality and event centres

Tourism: Confusion as Rivers state bans private events at all hospitality and event centres By Friday Nwosu There is an air of uncertainty the hospitality industry in Rivers State as the state’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has prohibited the hosting of events in unauthorised venues in the state. According to a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Michael […]

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Africa: Former DG NTDC Otunba RUNSEWE Proposes focus on Tourism, Export and Agriculture for Nigeria

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Former DG NTDC Otunba RUNSEWE Proposes focus on Tourism, Export and Agriculture for Nigeria Barely weeks after suggesting tourism heritage template that could assist Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to rebrand the iconic Lagos House into a world heritage site with a multimillion naira generated revenue bench line Otunba Segun Runsewe has again called on the federal government and […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s Tourism landscape in 2016

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Nigeria’s Tourism landscape in 2016 NIGERIA has always been seen as a land with huge tourism potential both in the area of eco-tourism and cultural tourism. While some see the huge eco-tourism assets as the way forward, many believe the country’s diverse and rich culture is an area that the country has huge potential and as such should be developed. […]

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