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    Domestic Tourism Committee Charts a New Course for Tourism in Nigeria

      The new reality of the world caught all unaware. Worst hit is the business of travels, hospitality and stakeholders in the tourism value chain. According to a report by the World Tourism Organization, the beginning of the year looked promising for African tourism, having recorded a 2.5% increase in inbound international passengers. However, due […] More

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    Re-Creating Rivers State Economy Through Tourism

    Against the backdrop of unending negative news coming out of Rivers State, Vanessa Obioha reports that creative consultant, Yibo Koko, who superintends the carefully-structured Rivers State Tourism Development Agency(RSTDA) as Director General and Chief Executive Officer by the Governor Nyesom Wike administration is pushing for a N100-billion grand scheme that is set to change the narrative, using culture […] More

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    Tourism Stakeholders to Access #5Billion, Say’s Sterling Bank

    Domestic tourism in Nigeria is on the verge of taking a leap. Investors and stakeholders who convened at a web conference organised by Goge Africa have indicated interests in developing the numerous tourism potentials of the country. Titled “Cross-Sectoral Collaboration for Tourism and Economic Development”, the founders of Goge Africa, Ambassadors Isaac and Nneka Moses […] More

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    Homowo Festival: A Union of the Living and their Ancestors

    Festivals in traditional African communities are filled with lots of funfair. Mostly organized according to traditional calendars, they have over the years served as a means of bonding and reinforcing communal living, fostering kinship relations and camaraderie among friends. Notwithstanding the influence of Westernization penetrating African societies, the practice of festival gathering has remained, drawing […] More

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    NCAC Adopts Innovative Cultural Tour

    The recent disruption of economic activities occasioned by the global pandemic; Covid-19, has accelerated the swift adoption of virtual technology. Stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry have been consistent towards proffering innovative solutions geared towards combating the effects of travel restrictions while adapting to the new reality.In a recent development, the National Council for […] More

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    Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Introduces New Travel Guidelines.

    The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has instructed the withholding of travellers passports coming into Nigeria for a period of 14 days. This decision was arrived at after widespread consultations, in tandem with the directives of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. In a circular dispatched to all its missions, […] More

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    Benin Republic Set for Economic Recovery of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

      Following the economic downturn of the world’s economy as a result of the Covid-19 health crisis, the Beninoise government has reeled out several initiatives to jumpstart the recovery of their economy. Identifying the strategic position of the tourism and hospitality industry as a critical sector in the resurgence of the economy, in a statement […] More

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    Goge Africa Tourism Training for Young Entrepreneurs

    After 20 years of promoting and marketing destinations in Africa and the Diaspora, Goge Africa is organizing a FREE training workshop for young Tourism Entrepreneurs, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism. This tourism training is a give-back by Goge Africa to mark its 20 […] More

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