BUSINESS TOURISM

Nigeria is the Largest Economy in Africa - PwC Report

Written by  |  Sunday, 24 February 2019 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

On the eve of Nigeria's 2019 national elections, the country has for the second year running being announced as the largest economy in Africa. This appears to be an extraordinary feat because three years earlier, precisely in 2016, the Nigerian economy slipped into a very difficult recession. Albeit, prior to the recession, Nigeria undertook an economic rebasing in 2013 and emerged the largest African economy, overtaking South Africa. 

After India is Nigeria the next Nation to look out for?

Written by  |  Sunday, 09 December 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

After India is Nigeria the next nation to look out for? By Augustine Togonu-Bickersteth,London,England

There are strange developments between Nigeria and India. India has a population of 1.36 Billion and the Nigerian Leader being the head of the worlds most populous black Nation is regarded as a torch bearer bearer of 1.2 Billion Blacks world wide and 1.2 billion Africans. Nigeria has the second fastest growing population after India.

Pandit Nehru was born November 14 1889 and the Next day, November 15 1889 saw the birth of Ooni of Ife,

Nigeria: FTAN Calls for National Policy on Cultural Tourism

Written by  |  Tuesday, 27 November 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) held her annual Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE) on November 21st and 22nd 2018, at Sheraton Hotel Abuja, where the President of the Federation, Alhaji Saleh Rabo, called on both the Federal and State Governments to come up with a national policy on Cultural Tourism to make Nigeria a leading African tourist destination.

In his welcome address at the event, Alhaji Rabo said, “FTAN calls on the federal government, through the Ministry of

Nigeria Presidential Aspirant Promises to Develop Tourism Sector

Written by  |  Wednesday, 21 November 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

A presidential aspirant in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed his plans to boost the tourism and culture sectors in Nigeria.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in his recently released policy document, the former Vice President proposed to enlist the help of private sector in transforming the sectors into major earners for the country. The document noted the challenges of the culture and tourism sectors in Nigeria which include inadequate promotion of local culture,

Nigeria's Visa-on-Arrival Policy Boosts Tourism - Minister

Written by  |  Wednesday, 24 October 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government's Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yieldingfruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy.
 
The Minister made the assertion in Abuja on Monday, when he received members of the Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA), who are in Nigeria for a tour of heritage sites and other tourist attractions in the country.

Nigeria Rail Passenger Numbers Declines - NBS

Written by  |  Friday, 05 October 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The total number of passengers who travelled by rail transportation dropped by -2.41 per cent to 730,289 passengers in the second quarter of the year (Q2) compared to 748,345 passengers recorded in the preceding quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has stated. 

Japan and Nigeria Sign MoU on Transport Infrastructure

Written by  |  Sunday, 16 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The Minister of transport in Nigeria has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  with Japan’s State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Tsukasa Akimoto at the Federal Ministry of Transportation HQ, Abuja. 

Large Data Applications are Effective for the Tourism Industry

Written by  |  Wednesday, 05 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

Just by measuring the huge amount of information that travelers have left around the internet about their likings, habits and preferences the sector can personalize services and adapt to the demand.


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