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  • UNWTO unveils global guidelines for reopening tourism
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 30, 2020 at 3:00 am

    As countries begin to relax lockdown, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help the tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The post UNWTO unveils global guidelines for reopening tourism appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • ‘Government statutory requirement remains a challenge to hospitality sector in Africa’
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 30, 2020 at 3:00 am

    According to the 2019 W Hospitality Group’s Africa Pipeline Report, Marriott led the way with a number of rooms and hotels (for hotel groups), The post ‘Government statutory requirement remains a challenge to hospitality sector in Africa’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Iker Casillas is UNWTO’s Ambassador for Responsible Tourism
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 23, 2020 at 4:35 am

    The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. The post Iker Casillas is UNWTO’s Ambassador for Responsible Tourism appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • COVID-19: South Africa cancels 2020 Indaba, Lilizela Awards
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 23, 2020 at 4:11 am

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage world’s economy, South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has confirmed that the 2020 Africa’s Travel Indaba and the Annual Lilizela Awards have been cancelled. The post COVID-19: South Africa cancels 2020 Indaba, Lilizela Awards appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • FTAN seeks N150B intervention fund for hospitality, tourism industry
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 16, 2020 at 4:21 am

    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. The post FTAN seeks N150B intervention fund for hospitality, tourism industry appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • COVID-19: UNWTO unveils technical assistance package for tourism recovery
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 16, 2020 at 3:15 am

    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. The post COVID-19: UNWTO unveils technical assistance package for tourism recovery appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Why we guarantee 100% fund refund to client-Leading travel agency, Forbes Project Limited
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 5, 2020 at 2:47 am

    With the sole aim of providing optimum services that guarantee ease, safety, comfort and above all timeliness to clients; one of Nigeria’s leading travel agency... The post Why we guarantee 100% fund refund to client-Leading travel agency, Forbes Project Limited appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • UNTWO meets King of Spain, underscores tourism’s importance for COVID-19 recovery
    by Guardian Nigeria on May 2, 2020 at 4:23 am

    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. The post UNTWO meets King of Spain, underscores tourism’s importance for COVID-19 recovery appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • ITPN makes case for inclusion of tourism sector in FG’s palliative measures
    by Guardian Nigeria on April 25, 2020 at 3:02 am

    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. The post ITPN makes case for inclusion of tourism sector in FG’s palliative measures appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Ethiopian completes distribution of Jack Ma’s second COVID-19 donation to Africa
    by Guardian Nigeria on April 25, 2020 at 1:51 am

    Ethiopian Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of life saving medical supplies to fight COVID-19 donated by Jack Ma to all African countries. The post Ethiopian completes distribution of Jack Ma’s second COVID-19 donation to Africa appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • NANTA record N360bn ticket sales for 2019 — Official
    by Emmanuel Okogba on March 21, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), on Saturday, said it recorded N360 billion ticket sales for 2019. The association’s National President, Mr Bankole Bernard, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He noted, however, that there were more sales in 2018 compared to what was obtained inRead More The post NANTA record N360bn ticket sales for 2019 — Official appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Stakeholders applaud Nigeria’s best performing travel agencies
    by Emmanuel Okogba on March 6, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    Over the past ten years, the travel and tours industry has thrived greatly and contributed significantly towards the economical growth of Nigeria. Going by this fact, within this time frame, the travel industry has witnessed immense rise and growth of travel agencies in the country. However, amidst the multitude of travel agencies, only a fewRead More The post Stakeholders applaud Nigeria’s best performing travel agencies appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Tourism: Nigeria, 52 others partner on Dubai tourism road show
    by Rasheed Sobowale on February 13, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Nigeria, Ghana and 52 other partners are collaborating with United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its multi-city tourism walk show, tagged ‘Dubai Tourism’, across major cities in West Africa. Mr Salim Dahman, Head of Campaigns/Africa at the Dubai Tourism, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday inRead More The post Tourism: Nigeria, 52 others partner on Dubai tourism road show appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Runsewe commends NANTA for being gender sensitive
    by Emmanuel Okogba on February 8, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has commended the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) for considering its female members for leadership of the association. The Director-General (DG), Mr Olusegun Runsewe, gave the commendation in a statement made available to journalists in Lagos by his media aide, Mr Frank Meke, on Saturday.Read More The post Runsewe commends NANTA for being gender sensitive appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Why Ghana is preferred to Nigeria in travel experience — Alexander Oladele
    by Emmanuel Okogba on February 8, 2020 at 9:17 am

    By Ayo Onikoyi US-based Nigerian packaged tours expert and founder of JetBlack Travel Group, Alexander Oladele, who has curated trips to many countries of the world has given an insight on why Nigeria is not a favourite tourist destination for tourists and travellers. Oladele has curated trips to countries like Ghana and South Africa butRead More The post Why Ghana is preferred to Nigeria in travel experience — Alexander Oladele appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Revealed: what’s fuelling the rapid hotel growth in West Africa
    by Emmanuel Okogba on January 27, 2020 at 11:18 am

    Across Africa, hotel development remains important in most advanced economies Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Over the last four rolling quarters, as of September 2019, Accor, Hilton, Marriott InternationalRead More The post Revealed: what’s fuelling the rapid hotel growth in West Africa appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • FAAN closes Port Harcourt Airport temporarily over bush fire incident
    by Rasheed Sobowale on January 4, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the temporary closure of  Port Harcourt International Airport runway following a bush fire incident near the area. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made the announcement in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday. Yakubu explained that the temporarily closure of the runwayRead More The post FAAN closes Port Harcourt Airport temporarily over bush fire incident appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • 8.4 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in Q1, Q2 2019
    by Rasheed Sobowale on January 2, 2020 at 6:13 am

    By Emmanuel Elebeke The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS says 8,487,698 passengers through Nigerian air space in Q1 and Q2 of 2019. In its quarterly Air Transportation Data report for Q1, Q2 2019 released on its website, the bureau said of the 8.4million passengers, 4,002,528 passed through the air space in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.87% year-on-year growth from the same quarter of 2018; and 4,485,170 in the second quarter ofRead More The post 8.4 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in Q1, Q2 2019 appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • Imposition of toll fee is for revenue generation ― National Arts Theatre
    by Rasheed Sobowale on January 1, 2020 at 8:21 am

    The National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, says the introduction of toll fees at the entrance gates of the complex is part of efforts to generate revenue for its maintenance. Steve Ogundele, the spokesperson of the Primary Centre for Performing Arts in Nigeria, gave the explanation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)Read More The post Imposition of toll fee is for revenue generation ― National Arts Theatre appeared first on Vanguard News.

  • After 10 Years: Argungu Fishing Festival will be revived ― Runsewe
    by Rasheed Sobowale on December 17, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it will revive the Argungu Fishing Festival which had been abandoned for over a decade. Runsewe made the promise on Monday while receiving a delegation led by the Emir of Argungu from Kebbi State, Alhaji Samaria Mera, to the NCAC Headquarters in Abuja. This was inRead More The post After 10 Years: Argungu Fishing Festival will be revived ― Runsewe appeared first on Vanguard News.

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