FTAN and SON Engage Lagos State on Hotel Grading

Written by  |  Wednesday, 20 April 2022 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

In furtherance of its collaborative effort to sanitise and ensure international best practice in the hotel industry, the Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN), Standard Organisation of Nigeria have met with the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to streamline a seamless working relationship within the ambit of the law to launch a national hotel grading and classification exercise with Lagos as the pilot lead.

AfCFTA Will Create New Opportunities for Stakeholders — FTAN President

Written by  |  Wednesday, 24 November 2021 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

The National President of Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkereuwem Onung has said that the inclusion of Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) session in the National Tourism and Transport Summit will give audiences the avenue to leverage on the opportunities of the trade regime.

FTAN President Says No One Should Be Left Behind

Written by  |  Tuesday, 05 October 2021 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

As Nigeria joined the rest of the Tourism World to celebrate the United Nations World Tourism Day, President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkerewuem onung says the new normal has revealed the need for strategic action plan which must bring tourism stakeholders together and create project (s) that will benefit of all.

Sustained African Destination Promotion is Key to Development - UNWTO

Written by  |  Monday, 12 July 2021 00:00  |  Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

UNWTO’s African Member States will work together to establish a new narrative for tourism across the continent. To better realize tourism’s potential to drive recovery, UNWTO and its Members will also work with the African Union and the private sector to promote the continent to new global audiences through positive, people-centred storytelling and effective branding.

With tourism recognized as an essential pillar of sustainable and inclusive development for the continent, UNWTO welcomed high-level delegates to the first Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa. The conference featured the participation of the political leadership of host country Namibia, alongside public and private sector leaders from across the continent.

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.

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