Africa: PCT to surmount infrastructural challenges to tourism growth in Nigeria

PCT to surmount infrastructural challenges to tourism growth in Nigeria …as Tourism Minister Kick-starts Tour of Tourist Sites With Visit To Owu Fall By Renn Offor The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the much anticipated formation of the Presidential Council on Tourism (PCT) would be become the answer to surmounting the infrastructural challenges that […]

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Tourism: SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership

SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership The CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, as part of his official visit to SAT’s West African office in Nigeria, met with the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators. During the courtesy visit, Ntshona revealed SAT’s desire to work harmoniously with NATOP for mutual benefit, especially in the areas of training, […]

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Africa: My Observations on Nigeria’s Tourism Masterplan review- Andy O. Ehanire

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VP South-South, ATPN,  MD, Ogba Zoo, Benin The National Tourism Master Plan has been in the public domain for more than a decade. Several sensitization fora have been organized to elicit response from stakeholders, while experts have also been availed opportunities to analyse and review the document. In a professionally vibrant environment, various schools of thought would have emerged with […]

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AU Passport: Nigeria’s tourism & hospitality industry might overtake the downstream sector by 2021

Nigeria’s tourism and hospitality industry might overtake the downstream sector by 2021 if the recently launched African Union (AU) passport is adopted by the country’s legislators. This is according to Mr. Kushal Dutta, the managing director of Africa’s number one hotel booking portal Jumia Travel Nigeria, who further said the Pan-African Passport will allow free movement of domestic tourists into […]

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NIGERIA TOURISM: “Unending Fumbling With Nigeria’s Tourism Policies “-Andy Ehanire

There has always been a glaring need to fathom some deep seated syndromes that have for long stagnated the charting of a clear, viable and sustainable policy direction for Nigeria’s Tourism development. How else can one explain our long exposure to various tourism models and having the privilege of huge financial resources, with no shortage of those professing the knowhow, […]

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