Investment Opportunity in the Tourism Sector

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TOURISM SECTOR

The Federal Government of Nigeria in its determined efforts to develop and promote tourism into an economically viable industry had in 1991 evolved a tourism policy. The main thrust of the policy is to make Nigeria a prominent tourism destination in Africa, generate foreign exchange, encourage even development, promote tourism-based rural enterprises, generate employment, accelerate rural-urban integration and foster socio-cultural unity among the various regions of the country through the promotion of domestic and international tourism. It also aims at encouraging active private sector participation in tourism development.

The following special investment potentials exist within the country:

  • Overland Safaris
  • National Parks
  • Game and Gorilla viewing
  • Deep Sea Recreational Fishing
  • Lake and River Fishing
  • Archaeological Tours
  • Beach Resorts and Hotels
  • Transportation-Water, land and sea
  • Surfing and snorkeling
  • Theme Parks and Exposition Centers