The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) has announced plans to hold its 47th annual general meeting in Abuja on April 25th, 2023.
Speaking to members of the Media in a Press briefing on Wednesday, President of the Association Mrs. Susan Akporiaye disclosed that the Executive Vice Chairman Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Mr. Babtunde Irukera will be at the event as it is a special guest of honour and speaker at the event tagged ‘Professionalism: A key to surviving Aviation Downstream Turbulence and its Exloitative effects.
This year, members of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) are poised to tackle one major goal, protecting its businesses and clients and as navigating the challenges of foreign airlines trapped funds and its impact on the sector.
”We are here to inform you about our 47th AGM in Abuja, April 25th to 27th 2023, and, as usual, we will use the opportunity to learn from experts about areas of our business that must be addressed and improved upon. No doubt, the travel world is incredibly interesting but there are also areas of concern; such as trapped funds, monopoly, unfair practices, border and visa issues and whole lot of emerging complexities.”
She also shed light on the International Travels and Tourism Conference (ITTC) billed to hold in Johannesburg South Africa by May this year. According to her, it is the first of its kind and powered by NANTA in collaboration with the Tour Operators Union Ghana (TOUGHA).
”We are glad to inform you that for the first time, in Africa, two industry associations, NANTA and TOUGHA endorsed by South Africa Tourism (SAT), will be hosting a hybrid multi-layer tourism industry conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, in May 2023. Both bodies assembled the best faculty from the university of Johannesburg on tourism enterprise and related businesses, to help define and determine the immediate and future drive of the industry, its profitability, and challenges.
”This unique conference, which will be certificated, is open to individuals, organizations, and agencies in Nigeria and Ghana, particularly those with eyes on impacting positively on the growth and sustainability of the various value chains in the African cultural tourism economy. ”
Described as a Highbrid multi layer Tourism Conference, the ITTC conference is expected to bring about growth and sustainability of various value chains in the African tourism economy.