Sirika, Lai Mohammed, Runsewe, Coker to grace NANTA AGM in Lagos

The minister of state for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe and the director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folarin Coker are among the dignitaries expected to grace the Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA on the 27th of March at the Muson Centre in Lagos. Also expected at the AGM are the Ooni of Ife, His Majesty…

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Aviation stakeholders call for local content law to preserve sector for benefits of Nigerians

Stakeholders in the country’s aviation industry have stressed the need for the local content law in Nigeria to be applied fully in regulatory operations of travel agents in order to preserve the sector for the benefits of the citizens. The stakeholders who were at the March quarterly breakfast meeting of the Aviation Round Table at Golf View Hotel in Lagos with the theme: Nigerian travel agencies, challenges and regulations urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as the regulatory agency for air travel business in Nigeria to go beyond the…

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NCAA warns travellers against patronising unregistered travel agencies

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised all intending travellers to stop patronising unregistered travel agencies. A statement signed by the general manager public relations of NCAA, Sam Adurogboye stated that this is due to the recent increase in reports of fraudulent ticketing practices by unregistered travel agencies. According to Adurogboye: “The Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) 2015, Part 18.9.1 (111), prohibits the undertaking of the business of travel agency by any person in Nigeria, without a Certificate of Registration or Licence issued by the Authority, upon fulfilment of…

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NANTA unveils travel practitioners ID Card In Lagos

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA on Tuesday, June 26 unveiled the Nigerian Travel Practitioners, NTPIC Identify Card in Lagos. Speaking during the unveiling of the identity card at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos, the president of NANTA, Bankole Bernard said idea of the identification card became necessary so as to sanitise and discontaminate the downstream sector of the aviation industry. He maintained that NANTA has the belief that the industry identity card will help in identifying all the practitioners in the travel industry and put a…

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Lagos Govt. partners NANTA, commends efforts to rid travel trade sector of fraudsters

Lagos state government has commended the strategic efforts of National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) to rid the travel trade sector of fraudsters, noting that NANTA is the most serious and organized travel and tourism trade body in Nigeria. In line with this development, the state government assured that it would as matter of urgency initiate visible partnership platforms that will enthrone effective utilization of NANTA’s local and international reach and experience in marketing Lagos as Africa’s must visit destination. Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner of Tourism, Lagos state who made…

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NANTA to unveil industry practitioners Biometric ID Card June

The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA ha concluded arrangements to unveil the Nigeria’s travel Industry practitioners identity card on June 26 in Lagos. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to unveil the Biometric ID card at Landmark Hotel in Lekki, Lagos as the chief launcher. Speaking in Lagos on Friday May 25, during a press briefing, the president of NANTA, Mr Bankole Bernard said this was to make sure that the anti-corruption crusade the government has embarked upon, that NANTA is in full support of it.…

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NANTA, NATOP, TOUGA sign MoU with SA Tourism at Akwaaba

It was memorable occasion at the Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos on Monday, October 31 as the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, NATOP and the Tour Operators Association of Ghana, TOUGHA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South African Tourism. The MoU which was signed at the South African stand at the ongoing Akwaaba Travel Market was aimed at promoting trade relations among the Nigerian travel agencies, the Nigeria tour operators and the Ghana tour operators. The MoU was signed…

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