• PROBLEMS OF TOURISM IN NIGERIA
    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

    PROBLEMS OF TOURISM IN NIGERIA

    Some of the major problems facing tourism development in Nigeria include the following: Inadequate funding: In Nigeria, the tourism industry is poorly funded. Poor funding has led to the poor development of the sub-sector. lack of access roads: In Nigeria, there is basically lack of access roads to most resort centres. Many of the roads are in bad shape and this tends not to attract tourists to such centres. Poor publicity: Lack of effective publicity or communication system for publicizing the scenery, wildlife and cultural attractions to visitors is a big problem in the country. Inadequate personnel: One of the problems of developing tourism attractions in Nigeria is the inadequacy…

  • JUSTIFICATION FOR TOURISM
    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

    JUSTIFICATION FOR TOURISM

    Tourism is an activity done by an individual or a group of individuals, which leads to the movement from one place to another or a country to another for performing a specific a specific task or a visit to a place or several places for the purpose of entertaining which lead to an awareness of other civilizations and culture, also increasing the knowledge of countries, culture and history. One of the most important subjects of tourism is attractions. Attractions are the most important components in the tourism system. Attractions are the main motivators for tourist’s trips and the core of the tourism product, without attractions, there would be no need…

  • TOURISM IN NIGERIA
    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

    TOURISM IN NIGERIA

    Tourism can be defined as the process or act which involves people visiting places of interest where they can relax, derive pleasure and entertainment. Tourism is also the act of discovering the free gift of nature and how man prevents them from extinction. The places where such people visits are called ‘’tourist or resort centres’’ while the person who visits such places is called a ‘’tourist’’.   FACTORS THAT FAVOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM IN NIGERIA Availability of funds. Easy means of communication and transportation. Good accommodation such as hotels of international standard. Beautiful highlands, rocks and beaches such as Zuma rocks, Olumo rocks, Bar beach, e.t.c. Abundance of wildlife. There…

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