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We Need Govt and Nigerians Support for Our Efforts to Succeed - Air Peace, MD.

Written by  |  Friday, 18 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

The chairman and chief executive officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema speaks on the operations of the airline and effort by it to link Nigeria to the world and the challenges, among others...

How are you copping with the issue of destination imbalance? 

The Federal government has intervened and the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, is trying to address these issues of destination imbalance whereby multiple frequencies and designations are given to foreign airlines, the government is addressing all that.

The Ogbunike Caves, Nature's World Wonder in Nigeria! Featured

Written by  |  Tuesday, 15 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

The tourism in Nigeria is largely embryonic. This means most of the tourist sites are still in their original nature, with little or no enrichment to transform the sites into tourist attractions and profitable destinations. Accordingly, Nigeria is a land of natural wonders; replete with scenic landscapes, wildlife conservatories and, arguably home to the most enchanting African cultural tradition and heritage. One of Nigeria's leading natural wonder is the iconic, and mystical, Ogbunike Cave, in South Eastern Nigeria. The caves are a world wonder that have held visitors spellbound for decades and still do!

WCS Install Tracking Devices on Elephants in Yankari

Written by  |  Thursday, 10 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

To reinforce the ongoing protection efforts in Yankari Game Reserve, conservationists have fitted six elephants with GPS/Satellite Collars to help provide real-time tracking of elephant herds. Country Director, Nigeria Programme, Wild Conservation Society (WCS), Mr. Andrew Dunn said the device will allow ranger teams to shadow the elephants at all times and alert the reserve manager whenever elephants are in danger or stray outside the reserve.

ANJET Seminar: Stakeholders Task Nigeria Government on Tourism Development

Written by  |  Thursday, 10 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

Stakeholders and operators of Nigerian tourism sector have charged governmet at all levels in the country to focus more the tourism in order to achieve accelerated development of the country as the oil wealthia fast dwindling.

The call was made by them yesterday in Lagos during tourism seminar organised by the Association of Nigerian Journaliats and Writers of Yoirism (ANJET). The Olota of Otta, Ogun State, who was the royal father of the, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, took the lead in making the call when heurged the government and Nigerians to explore tourism potential for job creation.

Lagos Airport Terminal to be Rebuilt and Capacity Extended

Written by  |  Monday, 07 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

The Federal Government will demolish substantial part of the 40-year-old Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) terminal and replace it with the new one built by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) in December. This is coming as aviation labour leaders have rejected the planned concession of four major airports in the country.

ANJET Tourism Seminar Set for October 8 in Lagos

Written by  |  Friday, 04 October 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) has unveiled the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as Special Guest of Honour, ahead of its October 8 Tourism Seminar, billed for the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. The event will also witness the inauguration of the association’s new executive council and patrons.

FTAN Calls on Government to incentivize investment in Nigeria Tourism industry

Written by  |  Friday, 27 September 2019 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

On the occasion of the World Tourism Day 2019, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria has called on Governments in Nigeria, including Federal and States, to diversify the nation's economy by stimulating the development of tourism clusters and tourists destinations across the country. The tourism federation spoke through their President Alhaji Saleh Rabo in Uyo, where he is representing the private sector at the World Tourism Day event organized by the Akwa Ibom State.