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Nigeria: Domestic Tourism is the Answer to Our Growth

08/01/2010 12:43

Domestic tourism is the answer to the ailing sector in the country, Chief Silas Amachree has suggested.


Chief Silas Amachree, who was in Calabar for the Calabar Carnival said over reliance on foreign tourists has to turn around the country's tourism would be a mirage if necessary attention is not paid to attracting Nigerians to visit various part of the country.


Chief Silas Amachree was commenting on the overwhelming numbers of visitors to the Cross River state capital during the Christmas festival from all over the country, which recorded one of the biggest tourism booms in history.


The Magret Ekpo airport was overwhelmed by the number of aircraft that landed there, as local tourists swarmed the town over Christmas and New Year.


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