Lagos State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Steve Ayorinde, says the state has concluded plans to inaugurate its first ever tourism calendar. While at the (TIDA) 2018 Tourism Innovation and Development Advantage held in Lagos on Thursday 15th, feb. at Nigeria Institute
of international Affairs hall. TIDA2018 conference is an initiative of Skyview Communications with the theme: “Impact of Tourism Development on The Nigerian Economy”.
Mr Steve said the tourism calendar would showcase various tourism activities planned for a calendar year.
“This is the first of its kind; the calendar will show plans, venues and dates of festivals, carnivals and conferences in Lagos State.
“Which will also serves as a guide on how tourists, visitors and the public can enjoy such events,”he said.Mr Steve said the idea behind the calendar was borne out of the need to encourage the development of tourism potential of the nation and create employment for youths. “There is a lot we can do if we get a lot of mappings and communications right. “Nigeria is a home of tourism and entertainment, but we are not ready for the business aspect of it, which includes availability of hotels in tourist locations.