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The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) is the Umbrella body that represent all the private sector in the Tourism industry  in Nigeria. The Association was established in 1997 by the then Federal Ministry of Commerce and Tourism with a view to have easy liaison with the organized private sector in the Tourism and Culture sector in Nigeria.


  1. Act as the apex body to provide leadership and direction for the private sector travel, hospitality and recreation Associations/businesses.
  2. Co-ordinate, promote and protect the interest of its members in the tourism sector of the nation’s economy and in particular the interests of its members.
  3. Liaise, interact and work in concert with the government (Federal, States, and Local Government Areas) and its agencies in order to guarantee the timely and effective development of tourism resources in Nigeria.
  4. Establish operating standards and ethics that will enhance credibility of the profession and encourage its acceptability.
  5. Promote domestic and international tourism activities within the Federal Republic of Nigeria in particular and the rest of the world, in general.


  1. Hotel and personal Service Employers Association of Nigeria, (HOPESEA).
  2. Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, (NATOP).
  3. National Association of Nigeria Travel Agents, (NANTA).
  4. The Institute of Tourism Professionals, (ITP).
  5. Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, (HATMAN).
  6. Hotel Owners Forum Abuja, (HOFA).
  7. Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria, (ATBOWATON).
  8. Association of Nigeria Tourism journalists and Writers of Tourism, (ANJET).
  9. Nigeria Hotel and Catering institute, (NHCI).
  10. Nigeria Auto Sport Association, (NASA).
  11. Touristry Consultant Forum, (TCF)
  12. The Artefacts Rescuer Association of Nigeria, (ARAN).
  13. Nigeria Hotel Association, (NHA).
  14. Association of Tourism Practitioners of Nigeria, (ATPN).
  15. Africa Travel Association, (ATA).
  16. Youth Tourism Development Organisation (YTDO).
  18. Dance Guide of Nigeria, (DGN).
  19. Airport Car Hire Association of Nigeria, (ACHAN).
  20. Hotel Car Hire Association of Nigeria, (HCHAN).
  21. The Society of Tourism Experts and Professionals, (STEP).
  22. Culture and Tourism Youth International, (CULTUOR).
  23. Association of Fast Food Confectioners of Nigeria, (AFFCON).


5, Lord Lugard Street,

Behind Total Filling Station,

Asokoro, Abuja.


Phone: 08033061065, 08065406678

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) recently announced the hosting of NTIFE - the Federation’s annual flagship tourism conference and exhibition.

NTIFE is an acronym for Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition; the event started in 2014. The fifth edition of NTIFE is scheduled to hold on the 19th and 20th of November 2019, at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja; Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory.

On the occasion of the World Tourism Day 2019, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria has called on Governments in Nigeria, including Federal and States, to diversify the nation's economy by stimulating the development of tourism clusters and tourists destinations across the country. The tourism federation spoke through their President Alhaji Saleh Rabo in Uyo, where he is representing the private sector at the World Tourism Day event organized by the Akwa Ibom State.




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5, Lord Lugard Street
Behind Total Filling Station,
Asokoro, Abuja.