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  • UNWTO leads action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation, recovery
    by Guardian Nigeria on April 4, 2020 at 4:19 am

    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’. The post UNWTO leads action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation, recovery appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Akporiaye steps in as NANTA national president
    by Guardian Nigeria on April 4, 2020 at 3:18 am

    Following her recent emergence as the National President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, (NANTA), Susan Akporiaye has pledged to confront challenges facing its members and come up with effective strategies that would reposition the body. The post Akporiaye steps in as NANTA national president appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Emirates suspends most passenger flights, retains cargo operations
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 28, 2020 at 3:56 am

    The management of Emirates airlines has significantly reduced operations, including temporary closure of operations at some international locations The post Emirates suspends most passenger flights, retains cargo operations appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Recovery plans underway as UNWTO convenes Global Tourism Crisis meeting
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 28, 2020 at 3:45 am

    As COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly globally, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has hosted a high-level virtual meeting, bringing together key UN agencies The post Recovery plans underway as UNWTO convenes Global Tourism Crisis meeting appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • FTAN begins sensitisation visits to hospitality, tourism facilities
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 28, 2020 at 3:45 am

    Worried by the negative impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria’s hospitality and tourism sectors, the leadership of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) The post FTAN begins sensitisation visits to hospitality, tourism facilities appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Exploring Emirates world of fine wines
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 21, 2020 at 4:21 am

    Over the years, Emirates has invested extensively in its wine programme, to cater to the discerning palates of its customers. The post Exploring Emirates world of fine wines appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • The Greater Lagos Regatta and Festival as tool for economic growth
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 21, 2020 at 4:16 am

    As part of efforts to position Lagos State as the hub of the country’s culture, entertainment and business The Greater Lagos Regatta and Festival... The post The Greater Lagos Regatta and Festival as tool for economic growth appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Sustainability tops agenda as stakeholders set for tourism, transport expo 2020
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 21, 2020 at 4:15 am

    In line with the ongoing efforts to diversity Nigeria’s economy through tourism, which has been described as he lowest hanging fruit, stakeholders and operators... The post Sustainability tops agenda as stakeholders set for tourism, transport expo 2020 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • ‘Our donations to Argungu is to promote tourism’
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 21, 2020 at 4:02 am

    In support of the just concluded Arugungu International Fishing Festival, the Nigeria Shippers Council has presented cash prize of N1m to Abubakar Yari, who won the fishing contest with a fish weighing 78kg. The post ‘Our donations to Argungu is to promote tourism’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Expert tasks women-drivers on purpose in career development
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 20, 2020 at 1:37 am

    Latest study by the Road Traffic Institute Vias, Italy reveals that women drivers have fewer accidents, including serious accidents, and also commit fewer motoring offences.Hence, the need for women drivers to seek purpose in achieving their dream in life has been stressed. The study, which was prepared to coincide with International Women’s Day, states that The post Expert tasks women-drivers on purpose in career development 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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