Rise of dollar against Naira, pandemic against tourism- DG NTDC

Rise of dollar against Naira, pandemic against tourism- DG NTDC

Director General, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation ( NTDC), Foluronsho Coker has expressed concern over the sudden rise of the US dollar against the Naira is posing a huge threat to the survival of tourism and related enterprises in Nigeria and in third-world countries. He likened the dollar situation, particularly its scarcity to another COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected the fabric of goods and services in Nigeria in recent times. “The dollar has ravaged our industry,…

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Nigerians in Diaspora set for Eko NAFEST 2022

Nigerians in Diaspora set for Eko NAFEST 2022

As Lagos prepares for a mega hosting of the 30th edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) also known as the Unity Festival, Nigerians in Diaspora, particularly Lagosians have called on  Governor Babajide Sanwo-0lu to use the hosting opportunity to draw global attention to the infrastructural development in the city. NAFEST, transformed into a global cultural tourism brand under Chief Segun Runsewe, Nigeria’s culture chief marketer and Director-General, National Council for Art…

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Odusanwo bags prestigious personality award for tourism promotion, growth

Odusanwo bags prestigious personality award for tourism promotion, growth

In recognition of his selfless service to the promotion of the tourism industry in the country, the National President of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), Chief Abiodun Odusanwo has emerged winner of the prestigious Tourism Personality Award of the Year 2022 instituted by the Nigerian Tourism Awards. According to organisers of the Award, Odusanwo got the coveted award in view of his enormous contributions to the sustenance of professional practice and skill…

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Nigeria at Indaba as travel expo opens

Nigeria at Indaba as travel expo opens

  Nigeria is actively participating at this year’s Africa Travel Indaba in Durban, South Africa with South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, Lindiwe Sisulu opening the trading floor on Tuesday and giving exhibitors an opportunity to showcase their offerings to the tourism sector at this 2022 edition of the Africa Travel Indaba in Durban. Nigeria is represented by private sector tourism and the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA). About 7.5 billion is expected to…

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Tourism adventure: NANTA President to host Nigerian teachers

Tourism adventure: NANTA President to host Nigerian teachers

President, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) Mrs. Susan Akporiaye has concluded plans to host participants and winners of the Nigerian Teachers reality show for a hands-on and practical tourism experience. The teachers picked from the six geographical zones of the country, will span three days, with destination Lagos tourism in focus and a practical certificated classroom engagement organised by Aerovessel Aviation school in conjunction with Topaz Travel group. Flips to the event, the…

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Demola Sanya re-elected Skal Club President

Demola Sanya re-elected Skal Club President

  For his outstanding performance, Ademola Sanya has been re-elected President of Skal Club Lagos. Sanya was elected at the group’s Annual General Meeting, held in Lagos. Also elected are Mrs. Bukola Rokosu as First Vice President and Mrs. Chinwe Efidi, as Second Vice President. Other elected members are Noela Ifedirah as secretary, Emmanuella Inegbedion, Assistant Secretary; Akeem Adewole, Treasurer; Chudi Aligwekwe, Financial Secretary; Ezinne Esinnah, Publicity Secretary; Maryann Onuoha, Welfare Secretary; and Olayinka Dare, Assistant Welfare…

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Osinbajo, Sirika, Mohammed, Others For 5th National Tourism Summit

Osinbajo, Sirika, Mohammed, Others For 5th National Tourism Summit

The National Tourism Transport Summit and Expo, a tourism and transportation industry combined event of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) would hold the fifth edition in the series of the programme on April 25th and April 26th, 2022 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The theme: ‘African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Strengthening Connectivity, Effect and Partnership’ were carefully chosen on the need to enhance the development of international cooperation and partnership…

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Olotu: How to reposition Skal for promotion of travel, tourism

Olotu: How to reposition Skal for promotion of travel, tourism

Ten years after lying prostrate, Skal International (Nigeria) came alive with the vision to work closely with both the state government and those at the federal level as well as all other relevant parastatals and government bodies overseeing the tourism sector in Nigeria to ensure growth and stability of the sector. This pledge was made by the newly inaugurated National President of Skal Nigeria, Mr. Daisi Olotu, and his executive in Lagos at the weekend….

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Skal: How Nigeria can tap from tourism potentials

Skal: How Nigeria can tap from tourism potentials

The newly appointed National President of Skal International (Nigeria), Mr. Daisi Olotu has highlighted the nation’s enormous tourism potential, stressing that the strength of Skal members and their enormous influence could help market Nigeria as one of the leading tourists’ destinations despite challenges encountered. Olotu, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Dees Travels and Tours Limited, the travel arm of Dees Holdings would be inaugurated alongside his executives on February 11, 2022, to oversee…

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Kogi to get holiday village

Kogi to get holiday village

The nine-man committee set up by the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to develop the first-ever Holiday Village in Africa to be cited in Lokoja has come up with an eight-point agenda on how to actualize their mandate. The committee known as Kogi State Advisory Intervention Committee on Culture and Tourism was inaugurated by the governor late last year. Arising from a meeting today, the chairman of the  Kogi State Advisory Intervention Committee, Otunba…

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