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Nigeria to earn N3.63 billion from domestic tourism by end of 2018, Hospitality Report says

In what seems like a bright prospect for domestic tourism in Nigeria, the sector is expected to contribute N3.63 billion to the country’s GDP by the end of 2018. The number of international arrivals in the country and employment generated by the sector is expected to grow by 1.5% and 3.4% respectively by end of the year, that is 1.8 million international arrivals and 3.4 million jobs.

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Hotel industry is human based industry — Kruger

Dewald Kruger is the General Manager, L’eola Hotel,  managed by the South Africa-based Mantis Group. The group recently signed a strategic partnership with one of the fastest growing hotel and travel operators worldwide, Accor Hotels. In this interview with JIMOH BABATUNDE, he shares his experience garnered over the past 30 years working in various departments
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We are planning e-visa regime to ease visa burdens – SA Tourism Minister

Honourable Minister  of Tourism, South Africa;  Derek Andre Hanekom, has declared that his country is working towards modernizing systems to ease visa burdens via e-visa regime. Hanekom, who was visiting Nigeria for the first time, attended the 61st Regional Tourism Conference of  The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), which held at Abuja, Nigeria,from 4th –   5th June 2018 with 20 Ministers and 500 delegates from 34 countries in attendance.

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