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COVID-19:  Tourism sector requires N30b, 6month moratorium among economic stimulus- ITPN

TOURISM industry will require N30 billion economic stimulus, a moratorium period for all bank facilities granted operators in the Travel-Hospitality and the Tourism Sub-sectors for a period of not less than 6 months; Tax Free regime among other palliatives as part of Post Covid-19 intervention. National President of the Institute …

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An era of reduction in sales of travel & tourism businesses

FOR clients and practitioners in the travel and tourism trade, given the recent outbreak of Covid-19 also known as Corona Virus, having also, recently confirmed one case in Lagos, Nigeria where it was said to be conveyed by an Italian business traveler from Milan, a lot seems obviously out of …

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Lagos Aviation Academy speaks on 15-year plan to train new breed professionals

announces plan to commence online courses LAGOS Aviation Academy (LAA), has announced a 15-year plan aimed at training the incoming workforce to ensure continuity and improvement of professionalism in the Nigerian Aviation industry. This is just as plans are set to make study easier for its students who might not …

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Finchglow Travels harps on diversity, hosts 4th Trade Partners Forum in Lagos

FINCHGLOW TRAVELS, has urged partners at the 4th edition of its Trade Partner’s Forum in Lagos to diversify in their businesses, revealing that one of the biggest growing niche markets is the cruise business with over 28.5 million passengers in 2018. Focused on the theme: “Global Mindset”, the forum was …

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Nassarawa State partners NATOP for Cultural Festival as Governor receives association President

NATIONAL President of Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Hajia Bilkisu Abdul was hosted recently by the Executive Governor of Nassarawa Engr. Abdullahi Sule who had invited her to Lafia, the capital, to brief her on the plans of the state to host an annual cultural festival in the state. …

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Nakumbuka Day set to hold in Ghana, November 26

NAKUMBUKA, the annual day of the observance for the African slavery holocaust (Maafa) will be held this November 26, 2019 with educators and youth coming together to share in this inaugural celebration. Nakumbuka, meaning ‘We remember’ in Swahili is held in memory of millions of Africans who perished during the …

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UBA partners British Airways, announces 10-15% discounted airfares for loyal customers

PAN African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and British Airways have announced a collaboration to reward loyal customers who are cardholders of the Bank with discounts on tickets purchased on the airline. The promo which will last for six months from November 2019, will witness UBA customers …

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Akwaaba gets NCAC, Cabo Verde Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, NIHOTOUR partnership for Abuja Jabamah 2019

NATIONAL Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Cabo Verde Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, NIHOTOUR have been confirmed as partners for the 7th edition of Abuja Jabamah. The one-day event is set to take place on the 18th of November 2019 at the Exhibition Hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja. …

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Dubai records 28% growth in overnight visitors from Nigeria, underlines successful AKWAABA 2019 participation

DUBAI’S Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported a rise in tourism volumes from Nigeria, Africa’s largest source market for inbound traffic to Dubai, welcoming 113,000 overnight visitors in the first seven months of 2019. With impressive double digit growth, inbound traffic from Nigeria to the Dubai …

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Players task Nigerian govt on development of tourism sub-sector

NIGERIANS must stop depending on government to create jobs and tap into the vast potentials the tourism industry has to offer, according to stakeholders and operators of Nigerian tourism sector. This is just as it was stated that enough budgetary allocation be given the sector to grow and develop it. …

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