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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.