Nigeria offers a wide variety of tourist attractions such as extended and roomy river and ocean beaches ideal for swimming and other water sports, unique wildlife, vast tracts of unspoiled nature ranging from tropical forest and magnificent waterfalls
Nigeria has a rapidly growing city and climatic conditions in some parts particularly conducive to holiday makers. Other attractions include traditional ways of life preserved in local customs; rich and varied handicrafts
Nigeria has made some important commitments in the area of tourism and travel-related services in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) signed at the end of the multilateral trade negotiations of the Uruguay Round. This paper examines Nigeria’s tourism as an important export sector capable of earning substantial foreign exchange for the country and diversifying its economic base.
Ministry is to promote Culture and Tourism as a foreign exchange earner, income distributor and major employer of labour, a catalyst for rural development / poverty reduction and fostering peace.
Tourism, culture, law & development
The law plays a role in tourism development in Africa by fully and urgently exploring all the available opportunities in the sector by drawing on the experiences of other countries.
Information about tourism in Nigeria has been summarized to include the following;