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WTTC Launches Awards Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Written by  |  Monday, 15 October 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

Last April the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) led the global tourism industry leaders and stakeholders to champion Sustainable Tourism in the areas of international wildlife preservation and conservation. WTTC's sustained campaign led over 40 global tourism industry and allied partners to sign the Buenos Aires Declaration on illegal wildlife trade.

Africa: Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Regional Economies

Written by  |  Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

In compliance and activation of a United Nations mandate, one of her specialized agencies, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has since 2017 held several workshops, conferences, seminars and presentations, on economic tourism statistical measurement to national tourism organisations and regional tourism groups, particularly in Africa. 

Nigeria Rail Passenger Numbers Declines - NBS

Written by  |  Friday, 05 October 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

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. 

US Embassy in Nigeria Funds Rock Arts Preservation

Written by  |  Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

The United States of America has continued to show its appreciation and support of Nigeria's rich cultural heritage and tourism assets. This is contrary to the popular perception that the current United States administration, led by President Donald Trump, has no regards for African values and treats Africa nations with disdain. 

UNWTO and World Travel Market to Host Ministerial Summit

Written by  |  Tuesday, 25 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

 Investment in innovation and smart management for tourism will form the major theme of the Ministerial Summit of this year’s World Travel Market, to be held in London, UK (6 November 2018). The 2018 Summit, a joint initiative of World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will debut a revamped format. 

Nigerians in Ghana to Celebrate Igbo Cultural Festival

Written by  |  Sunday, 16 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

Nigerians of the Igbo extraction in Ghana will on September 22, 2018, celebrate this year's Igbo Day and New Yam Festival. The event theme is, 'Celebrating Igbo culture in the diaspora'. This year's programme which will come off at the Efua Sutherland Children's Park will also congregate hundreds of cultural troupe from Nigeria and Ghana. 

Japan and Nigeria Sign MoU on Transport Infrastructure

Written by  |  Sunday, 16 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

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. 

Google Introduced a Travel Trends Tool

Written by  |  Friday, 07 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in Latest Travel and Tourism Reports

Google announces the launch of a new online tool that now allows users to track air fares according to the time of booking.