Resources & Publications from TCF

Abuja 2019 Masterclass

Benefits of Industry Associations

Whether you join a national-level association, an industry-specific association, a neighborhood traders’ association, or a special focus group like the Touristry Consultant’s Forum (TCF), or small business owners group, you can make valuable professional contacts and get access to a wealth of information that will be beneficial to your business growth. Joining an association is the one step that will set you and your business on the right path.

By Ngozi Ngoka

Business Registration Essentials for Tour & Travel Practitioners

In this synopsis, we narrow our focus by providing a concise exposition on the registration requirements and regulatory bodies involved in setting up a Tour and Travel business in Nigeria.

– By Toyosi Alasi

Customer Service Essentials for Travel & Tour Businesses

Customer service is of vital importance to all organizations in the travel and tourism sector. Excellent customer service results in a high level of satisfaction and encourages customers to return and to recommend the organization to others.

By Gideon Uboegbulem (Ph.D.)

Managing a Tour Operation Business

In 2005 the World Tourism Organization predicted that by the year 2020 international tourism arrivals worldwide would be about 1.5 billion, thereby highlighting its economic importance. This is so because in the movement of these individuals a lot of products and services are being exchanged for money leading to the prosperity of many individuals.

By Eniola Yemi Temidayo (Ph.D.)

Packaged Tour Marketing & Sales Strategies

Tourism is a service-oriented business. The role of tour operators is, essentially, to sell a dream vacation – as a tourist product – usually composed of accommodation, transport, activities and transfers in a combined all-inclusive package.

– Joesef Karim


Port Harcourt 2018 AGM

A Very Successful AGM

A letter from the Chair, Board of Trustees on the 1st TCF AGM held in Port Harcourt on the 17th May 2018 at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Innovation & Creativity

Tourism appears to be the latent silver lining in Nigeria financial horizon. Tourism offers opportunities for countries in dire revenue strait to diversify their economies and broaden their revenue bases also. Those countries with balance of trade problems look up to tourism. Since unemployment is one of the visible signs of recession, tourism is a panacea.

– By Professor Chukwudum Okoli