Items filtered by date: November 2020
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 00:00

NIHOTOUR Gets New Campus in Benue State

Yesterday, November 30th 2020, the nineth NIHOTOUR regional campus in Makurdi, Benue State, comes on-stream as school was officially handed over by the State Government to the Federal government of Nigeria, to be operated by the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR). 
 
The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, the Director General of NIHOTOUR, and Benue State Commissioner for Information Culture and Tourism, the Rt. Hon Ngunan Addingi, were among the dignitaries who participated in the formal handover ceremony in Makurdi. 
Published in LEISURE 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.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) and the Nigerian Tourism and Transportation Community, welcome delegates, Exhibitors, Guests and visitors to the International Tourism Transportation Summit and Expo 2020. 

The 2020 edition of the International Tourism Transportation Summit and Expo and its cogent theme: Repositioning Tourism and Transportation Connectivity and Mobility to Revitalize the Economy is coming on the hills of the dwindling fortunes of global economy due to the Covid-19 pandemic with Tourism and Transportation industries being the hardest hit. 

Published in TRANSPORTATION

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has received the report of the Implementation Committee for Post-COVID-19 Initiatives Committee on the Creative Industry, with a pledge to implement the recommendations of the committee.

Receiving the report in his office on Thursday, the Minister assured that the Government will not disappoint the stakeholders in the Creative Industry.

“I can assure you that we will study the report and commence its implementation in earnest,'' he said.

Published in ENTERTAINMENT

The Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) has held first live event since the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown.

The ANJET Tourism Seminar 2020 under the theme: ‘“Tourism and Rural Development” with Sub-theme: “Post Covid-19: Recovery strategies for the tourism and hospitality sector in Nigeria” held in Lagos, brought various players, top government officials and stakeholders in the tourism sector to discuss challenges and opportunities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic which affected travel and tourism around the world.

Published in LEISURE 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.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM
Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has compiled and submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari a comprehensive profile of Federal Government's Ministries, Departments and Agencies with office accommodation challenge.
 
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN made this known yesterday when a delegation from the Management of the National Institute For Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) paid him a courtesy visit in his Office.
Published in HOSPITALITY

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.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM
Thursday, 05 November 2020 00:00

ANJET Tourism Seminar 2020 holds November 17

The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folorunso Coker, Director General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe will lead a host of top industry players, including Founder, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Ikechi Uko for the 2020 edition of the Tourism Seminar organised by the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET).

Published in Travel Event News

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured stakeholders in the maritime sector of the continuous operations att he nation’s oldest seaports, Apapa, and the Tin-Can Island port despite attacks and the burning of NPA’s headquarters at Marina in Lagos State.

The Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, gave this assurance yesterday while conducting media men on a tour of the facility to assess the extent of the damage.

Published in TRANSPORTATION
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