Cultural Tourism: Okorocha urges NANTA to unite Nigerians

Senate Committee Chairman and immediate former Governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, says time has come for the leadership of National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) to share its template of progressive electoral transition process devoid of rancour in the past 45 years with Nigeria. Owelle Okorocha also want NANTA to spread its wings of collaboration and partnership in Initiating legacy projects that focuses on children and use same as spring board for cultural exchanges, thus breaking the cancer of tribalism. “Madam President of NANTA, your articulation of…

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NANTA flags off housing scheme for members

National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA has flagged off its first pilot Housing scheme of 500 units, comprising of two and three bedroom terrace and three bedroom detached categories for its members. The first instance of this strategic and futuristic welfare scheme under NANTA cooperative society, nursed to fruition by the Abuja zone of the association, will be powered by Brains and Hammers, a reputable estate development firm, currently handling the massive five thousand Housing scheme at Kubwa city estate. The NANTA exclusive estate, will be carved out of…

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NANTA condoles FTAN over Rabo Saleh

President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Mrs Susan Akporiaye has sent a condolence message to the leadership of Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria ( FTAN) on the demise of its President, Alhaji Rabo Saleh. The message from Mrs Susan Akporiaye encouraged FTAN acting president, Mr Nkerewuem Onung to look up to God at this dark hour in the affairs of the Federation, praying that God accept and grant the soul the departed peace. Mr Slyvester Olobor, NANTA executive secretary who signed the condolence letter, addressed to FTAN…

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NANTA expresses concern over Dubai airport covid protocols

President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies ( NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporiaye is disturbed by the latest covid 19 protocols from the Dubai airport Authority, requesting that Nigerian passengers to undergo a rapid response covid 19 antigen test before departure to Dubai. She also expressed shock at the insistence that Nigerians bound to Dubai must fly only Emirates airlines, foreclosing and boxing out transit routes opportunities into Dubai from other carriers. ” We are studying the situation and consulting widely as the new travel restrictions may put additional financial pressures…

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NANTA donates face masks to aviation front-line workers, food items to 250 families

Photo caption: Chairperson CSR Committee, NANTA Lagos Zone,  Ima Victor-Ekpo, Vice President NANTA, Lagos Zone, Mr. Yinka Folami and group corporate affairs manager, MMA2 Mikail Mumuni at the presentation of the face masks to management of MMA2 in Lagos, today August 19th. The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, has donated face masks to aviation front-line workers at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA2 as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility to help in the fight against COVID 19. Speaking while donating the face masks to the management of Bi…

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Death of Abba kyari: NANTA commiserates with family, President Buhari, Nigerians

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), has commiserated with the family, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians on the Death of the chief of staff to the President, Mallam Abba kyari. NANTA President, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye said the entire body of the travel trade operators were taken aback by the sudden demise of Abba kyari, urging the President, the family and Nigerians to be strong. In a condolence message to the presidency and Nigerians, Mrs. Akporiaye expressed the deep pains of the association over the sad development, noting that the…

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Susan Akporiaye takes over as 44th NANTA president, promises continuity

Mrs Susan Akporiaye was today, Friday March 27, sworn in as the 44th president of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA. Mrs Akporiaye took over from Mr Bankole Bernard who was the immediate past president of the association. Speaking after she was sworn in, Mrs Akporiaye assured NANTA members and stakeholders of continuity as one of the outgoing executives of the last administration. In her words; “On one hand you are assured of continuity because i was one of the outgoing executives of the last administration”. She noted…

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Xenophobic attacks: NANTA urges Africans to embrace love as virtue

NANTA while stating its position on the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa said the recent happenings have not been a pleasant one. The President of NANTA, Mr. Bankole Bernard while speaking on this issue said: “Initially when I saw the videos of how our people were being killed by thugs in South Africa, all I could think of was that why should Africans be destroying themselves? However, on a second thought when I took a closer look at the situation, I saw that some criminals were trying…

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NANTA to hold nationwide training for travel agencies

The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agency has announced plans for a nationwide training for the International Air Transport Association, IATA and Non-IATA registered travel agencies in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja at no cost. Tagged as IATA EasyPay Workshop for IATA and Non-IATA Agents, Mr. Bankole Bernard, President of the Association said the purpose of the workshop is to enlighten Travel Agents on the IATA EasyPay (IEP) plan. “IATA EasyPay (IEP) is a new payment method that is globally available to all IATA accredited travel agents for the issuance…

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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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