Travel & Tourism
FTAN seeks N150B intervention fund for hospitality, tourism industry
To avert massive job loss in the hospitality and tourism industry, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has appealed to the Federal Government for N150Billion intervention fund for its members.
COVID-19: UNWTO unveils technical assistance package for tourism recovery
With tourism among the hardest-hit of all sectors, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package to offer guidance to Member States in response to COVID-19.
UNTWO meets King of Spain, underscores tourism’s importance for COVID-19 recovery
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was recently received by H.M. King Felipe VI of Spain to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the tourism sector both nationally and internationally.
ITPN makes case for inclusion of tourism sector in FG’s palliative measures
The Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) has urged the Federal Government to accord priority to the tourism industry in all its economic stimulus and intervention initiatives to bring productive stability in the national economy that has suffered due to the Covid-19 global pandemic.
UNWTO leads call for government to support tourism recovery
The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organisation’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” and begin taking decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs
Emirates releases COVID-19 waiver policies
In what seems like a deliberate attempt to put the interest of its customers first, Emirates Airlines has updated its COVID-19 travel waiver policies into one simplified approach for rebooking
NCAA extends licence validity, stops fresh approvals
In Lieu of the general disruption in aviation, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted pilots, engineers, crew and other staff a three-month extension for the renewal of licences currently held.
COVID-19 crisis puts 25 million jobs at risk
The International Air Transport Association has released new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting demand for air travel amid the COVID-19 crisis.
UNWTO leads action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation, recovery
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not only recover from the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 but to ‘grow back better’.