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  • How bad roads, checkpoints hinder tourism activities in Badagry
    by Guardian Nigeria on July 4, 2020 at 4:12 am

    The Chairman, Badagry Local Council of Lagos State, Segun Onilude, has called on relevant authorities to come to their aid with regards to fixing bad roads and dismantling on multiple checkpoints that hinder development of Badagry as tourism destination. The post How bad roads, checkpoints hinder tourism activities in Badagry appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Radisson appoints team to drive expansion in Africa
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 27, 2020 at 3:01 am

    As hotels gradually reopen for business after the COVID-19 lockdown, Radisson Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Ramsay Rankoussi as the new Head of Development for Africa and Daniel Trappler, Senior Director, Development for Sub-Sahara. This is in line with the group’s determination to increase its presence and renews its commitment to Africa. One The post Radisson appoints team to drive expansion in Africa appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • With new travel protocols, Dubai set to reopen for tourism
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 27, 2020 at 2:30 am

    Starting from July 7, 2020, the city of Dubai will reopen for business and leisure, even as UAE Government has released the latest air travel protocols that will facilitate international travel for UAE citizens, residents and tourists. The post With new travel protocols, Dubai set to reopen for tourism appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Lagos engages creative industry practitioners on tourism promotion, pledges support
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 20, 2020 at 3:58 am

    The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has assured practitioners in the creative industry of government’s continuous support The post Lagos engages creative industry practitioners on tourism promotion, pledges support appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • UNWTO seeks rapid governments’ response to COVID-19 challenge as tourism restarts
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 20, 2020 at 3:37 am

    Governments around the world have responded quickly and strongly to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on their tourism sectors, new research from the World Tourism Organisation The post UNWTO seeks rapid governments’ response to COVID-19 challenge as tourism restarts appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Nigeria advocates ‘Marshall Plan’ to aid post-Covid-19 tourism recovery in Africa
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 13, 2020 at 4:20 am

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for a ‘Marshall Plan’ to aid the recovery of the Travel and Tourism Sector in Africa... The post Nigeria advocates ‘Marshall Plan’ to aid post-Covid-19 tourism recovery in Africa appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Emirates resumes transits through Dubai hub, offers flights to 29 cities
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 13, 2020 at 4:03 am

    In line with the UAE Federal Government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passengers services, from June 15... The post Emirates resumes transits through Dubai hub, offers flights to 29 cities appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Lagos reiterates commitment to growth of entertainment, tourism sectors
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 6, 2020 at 3:14 am

    The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the Entertainment and Tourism sectors in the State. Commissioner for Tourism Arts and Culture, Pharmacist (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf ... The post Lagos reiterates commitment to growth of entertainment, tourism sectors appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Hotel owners seek palliatives from Lagos State, fault ‘register to reopen’ policy
    by Guardian Nigeria on June 6, 2020 at 1:33 am

    Hotel Owners and Managers Association of Lagos (HOMAL), the umbrella body of hotel woners in the state, has called on the Lagos State Government to work out palliatives for its members as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Hotel owners seek palliatives from Lagos State, fault ‘register to reopen’ policy appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • 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.

  • Tourism: NTDC renews commitment to UNWTO guidelines
    by Emmanuel Okogba on June 8, 2020 at 11:29 am

    The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has renewed its commitment to the UNWTO guidelines for effective re-opening and recovery of the tourism sector. Mr Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General of the corporation, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Coker acknowledged that the tourism sector wasRead More The post Tourism: NTDC renews commitment to UNWTO guidelines appeared first on Vanguard 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.

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