Reports & Updates

The Ministry participated at the 19th Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly held in Gyeounju, Republic of Korea in November, 2011 and was elected as Africa’s Representative into the Executive Council of the Organization, and also won the hosting right for the 53rd meeting of UNWTO/Commission for Africa (CAF) and regional seminar scheduled for 25th – 27th June, 2012.

The Ministry participated in the first meeting of the ECOWAS Technical Committee on Tourism, Transport and Communication which was held from April, 3rd – 5th, 2012 at Ivotel Hotel, Abijan, Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire. The meeting deliberated on a number of issues relating to facilitation of travels and tourism, the classification of standards for hotels , motels, guest inns, residential hotels, tourist information desks and, institutional and legal framework for the establishment of the single visa.