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21 Years of Leadership in Nigeria's Tourism

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) is the Umbrella body that represents all the private sector in the Tourism and related industry in Nigeria. The Association was established in 1997 by the then Federal Ministry of Commerce and Tourism to facilitate liaison between Government agencies and the organized private sector in Nigeria's Tourism industry.

Senate Committee on Tourism

The leadership of FTAN recently had a meeting Senator Rochas Okorocha, the Chairman Nigerian Senate Committee on Culture & Tourism. The meeting was held at the National Assembly in Abuja Nigeria.
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FTAN North-West

The newly elected FTAN North-West Vice-President, Mr. Ayodele, recently visited media houses in Kaduna.
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FTAN-FCT New Excos

FTAN Federal Capital Territory has announced the names and positions of new Executive members for the zone.
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FTAN & WTD 2019

FTAN joined Akwa Ibom State Government to mark the 2019 world tourism Day in Uyo. The full day event was well attended.
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We Facilitate Tourism Industry Development in Nigeria

As the umbrella body for Nigeria's organized private sector operators in Tourism, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has since its inception 21 years ago has actively supported investment tools that facilitate tourist infrastructure and destination promotion policies. Recently, FTAN setup a new Department of Research & Advocacy at her corporate headquarters in Abuja, and has since been partnering with national and international research and statistical agencies.


Tourism Surveys

In partnership with relevant tourism trade associations, FTAN occassionally conduct travelers' and tourists' surveys towards improving tourist service, product and destination experiences.

Research Market

FTAN's mandate is to promote domestic and inbound tourism. Accordingly, FTAN periodically carry out tourist destination market research to unravel new trends and tourist patterns.

Consultancy Services

The Federation's membership include tourism professionals and renown experts. We provide consultancy services for investors, government agencies and interested parties.
The NIGERIA TOURISM INVESTORS FORUM & EXHIBITION (NTIFE 2019)
The Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition, NTIFE, is an Annual gathering of investors in the Tourism Industry which continued to bring together stakeholders/investors across the country and it is endorsed by the Ministry of Information and Culture.
The aim of this event is to:
  1. Showcase, highlight and promote local tourism investments and potentials in Nigeria.
  2. Utilizing Nigeria population to kick start patronage of Nigeria Tourism products and destinations.
  3. Create a platform for sellers to meet buyers.
  4. Address solution to tourism problems.
  5. Create opportunities for States and Local Governments to showcase, to potential Investors, their relative advantages and incentives available in their localities
 
In the first, second and third edition of NTIFE in 2013, 2014 and 2016 consecutively, investors/exhibitors were able to connect with participants who were interested in their products and services.  Local manufacturers were connected to customers with hoteliers who are now their major customers. States like Bayelsa, Cross River and Ogun exchanged their success stories with other State representatives in the Event.
 
The airliners were not left out. Ethiopia Airline and others were present to introduce new packages to their prospective customers. The government agencies also had the opportunity to throw more lights on some of the government policies that is geared towards the development of tourism in Nigeria.
 
Participants in the previous events include the following and more:
  1. Tourism asset owners
  2. Hotel owners
  3. Resort Owners
  4. Restaurants/Outlets
  5. Entertainment Centres
  6. Tourism operators
  7. Airlines
  8. Travel agents
  9. Tour operators
  10. Tourism Resorts operators
  11. Transport companies
  12. Cruise/Boat/Ferry operators
  13. Event Managers
  14. Car Hire operators.
  15. Banks
  16. Insurance companies
  17. Fund managers
  18. Private equity firms
  19. Mortgage institutions
  20. Tele-communication Companies
  21. Federal Ministries and Parastatals
  22. General Public
  23. 36 States of the Federation
 
The Fifth edition of NTIFE is coming up on the 19th and 20th of November, 2019 in the Federal Capital Territory.

Lead FTAN Executive Team

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigheria (FTAN) is led by a 14-member Executive Board, led by the National President.

The Executive members are elected from the 23 member associations, and they serve for 2 years, or a maximum of 4 years per position.

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Saleh Rabo
FTAN National President
Nkeruwem Onung
1st Deputy President
Badaki Aliu
2nd Deputy President

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