Experts canvass right policies to drive tourism development
Given Nigeria’s numerous potential, experts have said the tourism sector can contribute up to 10 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product...
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...
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.
‘Excessive tax on ticket, operations killing air travel business’
As at today, the cost that government levies on those tickets is enormous to the point that the local operators can barely survive. Tell me one airline that is in operation for more than 40years.
‘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.
Bernard: I’ve always loved everything about flying and traveling
“I worked in three banks; I was in Ecobank, then to Metropolitan Bank, before I moved to First Atlantic Bank, which later became First Inland Bank,” he said.
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.