“The Africa Cup of Nations Championship is likely to attract around 50,000 tourists to Egypt in June 2019,” Sports and Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhy affirmed during the higher meeting in charge of the organization of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019.
Believed to be followed by almost 2.1 billion people all over the world, Sobhy referred to the championship’s foremost eminence economically and sportively. Still, Sobhy asserted the big event’s key role in reviving Egyptian tourism.
As the year unfolds with uncertainty surrounding revenue generations by the government and tackling unemployment, the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET), has charged the government at all levels and the organised private sector (OPS) to pay serious attention to tourism development and promotion.
The body of organised travel journalists, writers and bloggers, lamented that despite the vast potential and comparative advantage that the country has in tourism that the government has continued to pay lip-service to the
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 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.
The Lagos State government in collaboration with the African Coconut Heritage Initiatives is set to host the 7th edition of the Coconut Heritage Festival tagged ‘AGUNKEFEST’ in commemoration of the 2018 World Coconut Day as listed in the State’s calendar of cultural events released earlier in the year. The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday, 2nd September, 2018 at the Suntan Beach Front, Badagry.
The annual Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE), organized by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), holds on November 21st to 22nd 2018 at the prestigious Ladi Kwali Hall in Sheraton Hotel Abuja.
NTIFE is a tourism conference and exhibition event that creates a beneficial atmosphere for Nigerian State Governments, destination management organizations and tourist service providers to showcase their tourism potentials to investors.
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
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.