ANJET honours NATOP BOT chairman, Onung with 2020 Tourism Award

Photo caption: CEO, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko receiving ANJET Award 2020 on behalf of Chairman, Remlords Tour, Mr Nkereuwen Onung from the President, Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) as Mrs Taiye Olayemi of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) looks on. The Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism, ANJET, has honoured the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators, NATOP, and First Deputy President of Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN. Mr. Nkereuwem Onung with its 2020…

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NATOP BOT chairman lauds NANTA President on role in development of tourism

The chairman Board Of Trustees of Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, NATOP and deputy president, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkereuwem Onung has described Bankole Bernard as a strategic partner in the development of tourism in Nigeria Speaking during a meeting with media friends, Mr Onung noted that tourism partners and professionals like Mr. Bankole Bernard should be celebrated and honoured. ” When I passed the baton to a lady after stabilizing NATOP, many people think I was dumb and stupid, but today, NANTA has taken same…

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2019 AGM: NATOP x- rays impact of culture, partnerships, governance on Nigeria tourism

By Franklin Ihejirika The impact of culture, partnerships and governance on Nigeria tourism development was the focus of the just concluded 2019 Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Ile Ife, Osun state with the aim of promoting co-operation and collarborations among the culture and tourism stakeholders. In view of the fact that the tourism industry lacks the culture of trust and partnerships, the theme of the AGM becomes apt to see the stakeholders collaborate and work together through partnerships that will help the industry…

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Runsewe re-brands Nigeria’s culture, tourism with new vision, engages stakeholders

By Franklin Ihejirika It has become expedient to re-brand the culture and tourism sector in Nigeria in order to shift from the total focus on oil as the major source of revenue to the government and diversify into areas like culture and tourism which other country’s are reaping from their huge benefits.  This has become the theme and major focus of the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe who is leading this drive which its mandate is to re-position Nigeria on the…

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Lagos Tourism shines at Accra Weizo

Picture Caption: L-R: Chairman, BOT, NANTA, Mr. Steve Isokariari, Organiser 4th Accra Weizo, Mr Ikechi UKo, Mr. Babatunde Annan, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism , Arts and Culture, Zimbabwean Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Pavelyn Tenclai Musaka, Mrs Ada Oni, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, NATOP President, Hajia Bilikisu Abdul and NATOP BOT Chairman, Mr Nkereuwem Onung at the just conluded 4th Accra Weizo Tourism and Travel Conference held in Ghana. The new push to position Lagos as the Tourism hub of West Africa and the Entertainment Capital…

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