Monday, 15 October 2018 00:00

WTTC Launches Awards Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

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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.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00

Africa: Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Regional Economies

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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. 

Friday, 05 October 2018 00:00

Nigeria Rail Passenger Numbers Declines - NBS

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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. 

Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:00

US Embassy in Nigeria Funds Rock Arts Preservation

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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. 

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 00:00

UNWTO and World Travel Market to Host Ministerial Summit

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 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. 

Sunday, 16 September 2018 00:00

Nigerians in Ghana to Celebrate Igbo Cultural Festival

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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. 

Sunday, 16 September 2018 00:00

Japan and Nigeria Sign MoU on Transport Infrastructure

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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. 

Friday, 07 September 2018 00:00

Google Introduced a Travel Trends Tool

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

Friday, 07 September 2018 00:00

Olojo Festival Symbolises the First Day of Creation - Ooni of IFE

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The Olojo Festival is a culture festival in the calendar of the Ile-Ife, Osun State which is located in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. It is the celebration of the remembrance of “Ogun”, god of Iron, who is believed to be the first son of Oduduwa, progenitor of the Yoruba people. The festival is held annually in October.

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 00:00

Large Data Applications are Effective for the Tourism Industry

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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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