Sterling Bank Promises N5b to Support Tourism Industry

Written by  |  Tuesday, 11 May 2021 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

Sterling Bank Nigeria Bank Plc has reiterated its commitment to grow the Nigerian tourism industry in the areas of investment in improved infrastructural development and empowerment of operators in the sector.  To this end, the bank has offered to jumpstart the sector with N5 billion in seed funding aimed to trigger a revolution in the sector so that the potentials in the industry can be fully exploited and harnessed for the economic benefits in growth and development of the country.

Report Shows Value of IP to the Tourism Industry

Written by  |  Monday, 10 May 2021 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

A new report published jointly by WIPO and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the value of intellectual property in boosting tourism shows how the IP system creates a favorable ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in the sector.

Minister Hails ITPN Over Tourism and Transport Summit

Written by  |  Monday, 30 November 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has commended the efforts of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), in creating the needed rapport between the Tourism industry and key institutions in the value chain of tourism activities in the country.

NIHOTOUR Seeks Collaboration with NAHCO to Train Personnel on Hajj Operations

Written by  |  Friday, 13 November 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa has reiterated the importance of professional competence and certification in the effective handling of Hajj operations for Nigerian pilgrims as one of the conditional requirements by Authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

FTAN Commends Delta State Governor on Lander Brothers Anchorage

Written by  |  Monday, 09 November 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) in Delta state has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over his deal with Abuja Boat Club to upgrade and revitalise the Lander Brothers Anchorage, being a historical monument, which flanks the of bank River Niger in Asaba,  Delta state.

Reacting to a recent Delta State Executive Council decision on anchorage, Delta State Coordinator of FTAN,  Mrs Evelyn Gbesoko, described the governor’s move to upgrade the historic tourist site to an international tourism and relaxation centre as a step in the right direction, noting that the move will go a long way to boost the governor’s job creation drive, just as it will increase tourists' traffic to the Delta State in the long run.

FTAN Canvasses Support for NIHOTOUR Director General

Written by  |  Friday, 09 October 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM
The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), has thrown its weight behind Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, the new Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) to cooperate and support him in actualizing his vision and mission to reposition the Institute for better training and service delivery of manpower and capacity building of the tourism industry.

Travel Writers Task State Government on Tourism Masterplan and Development Fund

Written by  |  Monday, 28 September 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

In comomeration of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations across the globe, Chairman of Bayelsa Travel Writers' Corps, Mr Piriye Kiyaramo has called on Bayelsa state government to launch Bayelsa State Culture and Tourism Endowment Fund and tourism masterplan to drive the development and promotion of the tourism sector in the state, saying that "tourism is a catalyst that could be used to drive the local economy with a view to achieving the goals of sustainable peace and job creation".

We Want to Make Tourism a Sustainable Business in Nigeria – DG, NIHOTOUR

Written by  |  Tuesday, 01 September 2020 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, the newly appointed Director General of National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), has declared that he is committed to massively increase the training capacity of the Institute to achieve Sustainable Tourism development in Nigeria. He made the revelation earlier today, September 1st 2020, in a meeting with a section of NIHOTOUR management team at their headquarters in Abuja.

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