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  • Again, Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 23, 2021 at 4:14 am

    The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has expressed its continued support for Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Meeting in Madrid, its members nominated him to continue leading the United Nations specialised agency for four more years. The post Again, Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Cross River intensifies turnaround maintenance of Obudu Resort
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 23, 2021 at 2:17 am

    Any regular visitor to the Obudu Mountain Resort in Cross River State will tell you that poor power supply is a major challenge to the ranch. Recent development shows that the issue is now being tackled by the government of Cross River.... The post Cross River intensifies turnaround maintenance of Obudu Resort appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Bille, a tourist haven in Rivers set to have a new King
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 16, 2021 at 4:11 am

    Tourism investors in search of opportunities for development would soon be heading towards Rivers State for partnership, as the entire Bille community in Bille Kingdom, Degema Council... The post Bille, a tourist haven in Rivers set to have a new King appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • ‘Kano-Maradi Railway Line will boost tourism up North’
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 16, 2021 at 4:09 am

    Stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector are of the opinion that when completed, the Kano-Maradi Railway Line will boost tourism in the northern part of the country. The post ‘Kano-Maradi Railway Line will boost tourism up North’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • NCAC backs Potter Media for Ohafia Heritage Festival
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 9, 2021 at 4:10 am

    The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), in partnership with a Lagos based communication and marketing company, Potter Media Communications and Marketing Company... The post NCAC backs Potter Media for Ohafia Heritage Festival appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Boost for Dubai tourism as Emirates delivers first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 9, 2021 at 4:05 am

    Emirates SkyCargo has notched yet another milestone by flying in COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for the first time for the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The post Boost for Dubai tourism as Emirates delivers first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • UNWTO launches first online education committee
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 2, 2021 at 3:50 am

    The first meeting of the Online Education Committee has taken place. High-level representatives from the public and private sectors were present and the objective was to make education a key pillar for tourism’s recovery. The post UNWTO launches first online education committee appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Akwa Ibom Christmas village… Where entertainment meets tourism
    by Guardian Nigeria on January 2, 2021 at 3:09 am

    With the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the 2020 Christmas season looked bleak. Annual events were cancelled all over the world, including the record setting annual 9999 event in Uyo. The post Akwa Ibom Christmas village… Where entertainment meets tourism appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by over 70%
    by Guardian Nigeria on December 19, 2020 at 4:16 am

    International arrivals fell by 72 per cent over the first ten months of 2020, with restrictions on travel, low consumer confidence and a global struggle to contain the COVID-19 virus... The post Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by over 70% appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Ethiopian Airlines appoints Arage new GM for Nigeria
    by Guardian Nigeria on December 19, 2020 at 3:35 am

    Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Shimeles Arage as the New General Manager in Nigeria. He took over from Mrs. The post Ethiopian Airlines appoints Arage new GM for Nigeria appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

  • Travelogue: Going to Isobendeghe, like going through hell
    by Emmanuel Okogba on January 9, 2021 at 3:07 am

    •‘Cross River govt made us lose everything; when will they rescue us?’ By Jacob Ajom It has always been a thing of joy for the kids, in particular, anytime we decide to travel to the village as a family. The last time we did that was during the burial of my late father, Pa JeromeRead More The post Travelogue: Going to Isobendeghe, like going through hell appeared first on Vanguard 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.

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