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Tuesday, February 27 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sustainable Tourism: A Tool For Community Development FULL

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Tourism is one of Nigeria's ‘biggest gold mines’ and ‘over-flowing oil wells’ that can never run dry. There is a poor conservation culture of our tourism resources but we can preserve and harness our tourism resources to help boost both domestic and international travel in Nigeria. 




What is Sustainable Tourism? It is the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make a positive impact on the environment, economy and society. To promote the preservation of our cultural heritage, historical sites and natural resources, there is a need for both locals and visitors to under the need and benefits of practicing Sustainable Tourism in Nigeria.




Sustainable Tourism: A Tool For Community Development is a panel that seeks to educate travelers on how to be “Responsible Travelers” by using tourism activities as a tool for developing the economy, society and environment. Panelist will share stories about using social media to make an impact in their communities through tourism.

Speakers
avatar for David Atabo

David Atabo

Founder, COMEMAKEWEGO
I am David Atabo, a Nigerian but what even makes me more awesome is that I am an igala man. | | A tech guy by degree but a sustainable tourism evangelist by passion- I personally believe that tourism should be used as a force for good. | | Passionate about everything Africa... Read More →
avatar for Nnenna Fakoya-Smith

Nnenna Fakoya-Smith

Tourism Enthusiast, NENE-UWA HUB LTD
Nnennaya Fakoya-Smith aka Ajala Nene of Nene-Uwa is a Tourism Enthusiast: Tourism Booster/Promoter, Tour Broker & Travel Blogger. She is also a Deltiologist (Postcard Lover), A Philatelist (Stamp Collector), A Numismatist (Coins and Banknote Collector) and an Afrocentric Enthusia... Read More →
avatar for Sikemi Ifederu

Sikemi Ifederu

Founder, TAMBOLLO
Sikemi Ifederu is the Founder and CEO of TAMBOLLO. She is a graduate of Politics and International Relations from Aston University, Birmingham. TAMBOLLO was founded with the aim of inspiring Young Africans to travel more, leave their comfort zone and immerse themselves in new cul... Read More →
avatar for Ugochi Oluigbo

Ugochi Oluigbo

News Anchor & Environmental Journalist, TVC NEWS
Ugochi Oluigbo, graduate of Imo State University, Owerri, stated her career as a radio presenter with Imo Broadcasting Corporation then moved on to Aso Radio and TV, Abuja as news anchor and presenter.She has won several journalism fellowships and awards including the Climate Cha... Read More →
avatar for 'Funmi Oyatogun

'Funmi Oyatogun

Experience Designer, TVP ADVENTURES
TVP Adventures is a company focused on designing creative and meaningful travel experiences within Nigeria and Africa. Our mission is to break through African borders and facilitate group, corporate and educational travel experiences that are 'off the beaten path'. From cultural... Read More →



Tuesday February 27, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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