23rd WTTC summit opens in Kigali with strong message of tourism, travel recovery

The 23rd World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) global summit kicked off on Wednesday, November 1 in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda with a positive message of global travel  and tourism recovery from the slump as a result of the COVID-19  global pandemic.  WTTC President and CEO Julia Simpson revealed that the global travel and tourism […]

Edo tourism stakeholders laud state govt on heritage policy

Tourism stakeholders from various sectors united at the Ogba Zoological Garden during the recent celebration of World Tourism Day (WTD) 2023, to participate in the Stakeholder Validation Workshop for the Edo State Heritage Protection and Promotion Policy Draft. This historic event was attended by an array of stakeholders, representing a broad spectrum of interests including […]

Organisers postpone Webisco dialogue on Nigerian tourism

Organizers of the one-day Webisco dialogue on Nigerian tourism and also the programme unveiling for the celebration of the Nigerian leg of the Black History Month (BHM), earlier scheduled for Thursday, October 26, has postponed the event. According to the organizers, it has become necessary to postpone the dialogue cum seminar  to a later date […]

NCAC, Skal Club to partner in marketing Nigeria

The National Council for Arts and Culture has cemented a pact with Skal Club International; a professional organization whose mandate is to promote global tourism and friendship and harness the huge tourism potentials in Nigeria for the global market. This agreement was reached when the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun […]

La Campagne founder boosts Nigerian tourism with new weekly product

* … unveils DNERP ahead of others If there is one thing that the Founder and President of La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, is renowned for, it is his uncanny passion for Nigerian tourism development and promotion. This is aside of his creative prowess and devotion to building […]

La Campagne Tropicana debuts with forest, hills, caves resort in Ondo

The La Campagne brand has continued to spread its tentacles across the country and entrenched its leading position in the tourism ecosystem, with the opening for business the newly created La Campagne Tropicana Forest, Hills and Caves Resort in Ita Nla, Ondo town, Ondo State. The unveiling of the new resort to the public held […]

Webisco group’s dialogue on Nigerian tourism holds October 26

A one day tourism dialogue under the theme: ‘Nigerian Tourism: Past, Present, and Future’ has been scheduled for October 26, 2023 in Lagos. The event will be chaired by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Samuel Alabi. The one day programme involving the public and private sectors industry […]

Abia community honours NFC boss with Ezie Akpan title

The Asaga community in Ohafia council area of Abia State has honoured her son, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr. Chidia Maduekwe with the respected traditional title of Ezie Akpan, a kind of traditional sheriff. The Akpan traditional groups in Ohafia tradition are responsible for law and order and justice […]

Nigeria’s apex tourism agency rocked by recruitment, promotion racketeering allegations

*All the allegations are false, says Director General The Nigerian Tourism Development Authority (NTDA) is currently enmeshed in allegation of job racketeering and improper conduct of promotion examination for staff of the agency. According to the allegation: “It is intriguing to note that the management of NTDA recently, somehow, employed over 40 staff without adhering […]

FTAN presents 13 keys areas of focus to tourism minister

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Nigeria’s umbrella body for tourism industry practitioners, has presented key areas of focus to Nigeria’s new tourism minister, Ms. Lola Ade-John. The federation made the presentation during a courtesy visit to the minister.      The FTAN team, led by the President, Mr. Nkereuwem Onung,congratulated the minister on […]