Travel Event News

FTAN Plans Annual General Meeting in Abuja for July 11

Written by  |  Thursday, 28 June 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has confirmed that preparations are in top gear for its 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM), which has been scheduled to hold on Wednesday July 11 at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Speaking on this development, the President of FTAN, Alhaji Rabo

Canada asks US to be Stringent over Visas to Nigerians

Written by  |  Tuesday, 01 May 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

As Nigerian asylum seekers flood into Canada across a ditch in Upstate New York, Canadian authorities are asking the United States for help — but not with managing the influx at the border.

UAE Cabinet Approves Day Visas at Airports to Boost Tourism Numbers

Written by  |  Wednesday, 18 April 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

A new plan to give more travellers a visit visa when they arrive at any UAE airport will encourage them to explore the country and boost tourism spending.

The move, outlined by the UAE Cabinet on Sunday, is a part of a broader plan to encourage transit passengers to stay in the country longer and visit its landmarks.

UNWTO: 2018 World Conference on Smart Destinations Holds in Oviedo

Written by  |  Saturday, 14 April 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

Madrid, Spain, 11 April 2018 - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Spain and the Principality of Asturias are organizing the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations (Oviedo, 25-27 June 2018). The Conference will discuss the principles of 21st-century tourism destinations, marked by governance, innovation, technology, sustainability and accessibility.

The event, which is being held for the second year in a row, will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the opportunities and challenges arising from the development, implementation and management of innovative products and services based on new technological solutions.

“Innovation and technology present a unique opportunity to transform tourism into a more competitive, smarter and more sustainable sector,” said UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. 

Airport Road, Oshodi Interchange To Be Ready In Dec – Ambode

Written by  |  Friday, 13 April 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has assured residents of the state that the ongoing reconstruction of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, road and the Oshodi interchange will be completed by December 2018.
Ambode gave the assurance at the on-the-spot assessments he carried out on some of the ongoing projects being executed by his administration.

Rich Nigerians Patronage Increased Abuja And Kaduna Train Fare

Written by  |  Sunday, 08 April 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

The Federal Government has disclosed that the increase in train fare for passengers using train services from Abuja to Kaduna was because of the patronages of rich Nigerians.

Sustainable Eco6tem sets to host IHTEF 2018 in Owerri

Written by  |  Thursday, 08 March 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

The 3rd edition of the International Hospitality, Tourism & Eco-Sustainability Forum (IHTEF), an annual event organized by Sustainable Eco6tem & Hotel Human Capital sets to hold on 28 - 29 March, 2018 at Villa Garden Hotel, Owerri, Nigeria.

The convener, Diala Chibuikem in a press release disclosed that IHTEF is a platform of knowledge for deeply insightful and excellent minds in bringing together, Thought Leaders, Visionaries, International Tourism Experts, Investors, Governments, Hotel Owners, Hotel Workers among others.

The theme of this year event is "Emerging Market in Nigeria: The Future of Hospitality & Tourism". It will parade notable speakers who will make various contributions at the forum, Diala said.

National Tourism Transport Summit and Expo 2018 Slated for May 21

Written by  |  Monday, 05 March 2018 00:00  |  Published in Travel Event News

Arrangement is on top gear for the staging of the first ever national tourism transport summit and exhibition, which has been scheduled to hold at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja for May 21 – 22, with the theme: Tourism and transportation, the key sectors for sustainable growth and development.  

The summit, which is being powered by the Institute of Tourism Professionals (ITP), is coming on the heels of the 15thNational Council on Transportation meeting held in Sokoto in August 2017, where the need to have collaboration among the Federal Ministry of Transportation and other government and non-government agencies together with the private stakeholders across the transportation modes, tourism and hospitality value chain for sustainable economic growth and development. 

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