Hotels, companies may shut down over electricity tariff hike
Some civil society groups, hotel and tourism companies, yesterday, in Abuja, rejected the recent increase in electricity, saying there was no justification for the increase.
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.
FTAN seeks establishment of Tourism Advisory Council
The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), has called on the Federal and state government in the country to expedite action in setting up a Tourism Advisory Council for Nigeria.
FTAN, ANJET task Buhari on creation of tourism ministry
Globally, tourism has shown a steady increase over the last two or three decades, transforming the touristic activities into a real industry. The trend has also witnessed a continuous growth of interest in the way people spend their leisure time.
‘Nigeria partnering UNWTO to implement tourism masterplan’
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his ministry is partnering with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation...
At tourism and transport summit, stakeholders harp on collaboration
After weeks of planning, the maiden edition of the National Transport and Tourism Summit (NTTS) was held recently at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja. The well-attended event attracted...
‘Nigeria has failed to embrace tourism as alternative tool for economic development’
Our focus is primarily to walk journalists and tour operators through the amazing historical and cultural sites in Southeast Nigeria, using well-researched sample itineraries that will appeal to both local and international tourists.
Tourism bodies seek government recognition, demand slots in tourism boards
Various private sector players in the nation’s tourism industry recently paid a courtesy visit on the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Tourism is everybody’s business
In July 2015, a few months after President Buhari was sworn in, he took a trip to Washington D.C at the invitation of then US President Barack Obama to discuss bilateral cooperation on Nigeria’s economy, corruption, and security.