Wed. Nov 16th, 2022

INFORMATION MINISTER LAUDS THE ON-GOING WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION GLOBAL CONFERENCE HOLDING IN THE COUNTRY.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) global Conference holding in Nigeria provides opportunity to discuss the promotion of Intra-Africa Travel and Tourism.

Speaking on the second day of the three-day Conference today, Mohammed said he also expect the platform to help establish stronger collaboration among member States.

He noted that Travel and Tourism which had become one of the most important sectors in the world economy prior to Covid-19 was hugely affected by the global pandemic leading to the loss of millions of jobs.

The Minister however, stated that the recovery of Travel and Tourism Sector is well underway, adding that the stable recovery reflects strong pent-up demands for international travels, as well as ease of lifting of travel restrictions as eight – six countries have removed Covid-19 restrictions as off September 2022.

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