Travel agencies unveil ID card to check fakery, fraud
Travel agencies in the country are set to launch a new Identification (ID) card as part of efforts to check fakery and fraud in the industry.The Nigeria Travel Practitioners Identification Card (NTPIC), to be unveiled on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Lagos, is a joint effort of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies...
‘Beware! Fake travel agencies, agents on the prowl’
The first two years of my tenure was not easy but we were able to focus on one critical issue. We embarked on creating awareness for the association that has been existing...
Travel agencies seek national carrier to drive aviation, tourism growth
Travel agencies in the country have reiterated the need for a national carrier to drive air travel and tourism growth in Nigeria. The group, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), at their 42nd annual general meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State....
Travel agencies chart path to aviation, tourism growth
Travel agencies in the country will next week converge at Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to chart path to the growth of aviation and tourism as a potential mainstay of the economy.
‘Travellers, agencies lose 40% revenue to fake travel agents’
Activities of unaccredited and fake travel agents in the country now account for the loss of travel fares and revenue in excess of 40 per cent of the total cash flow from passengers travelling international routes.
‘Low-cost carrier to save airlines, revive 22 moribund airports’
Strategic low-cost carrier programme has been identified as an important business model that will transform the air travel sector, especially the survival of local airlines and maximal use of airport infrastructure across the country.
NCAA, NANTA move to sanitise travel industry
The Commissioner of Police in charge of the unit, Ibrahim Lamorde, gave the advice following the fleece of some air passengers of N2.3 million by suspected fraudsters who used stolen credit cards for such transactions.
Mass sack looms in hospitality sector as operators lament neglect
Many workers in the hotel sector, said to be one of the major employers of labour in Nigeria, may lose their jobs, even as pay cuts may also be applied to keep those likely to survive the looming sack.
Travel agencies brainstorm on tourism potential at March 21 Lagos AGM
Travel agencies in the country are set to brainstorm and map out potential in the tourism sector that can help the economy especially at a time of recession.