Number Of Tourist Arrivals to Nigeria Up 50% In 2016

The number of tourists who visited Nigeria in 2016 was up 50 percent, higher than any other time, according to figures gleaned from knoema.com

“Nigeria number of arrivals was at level of 1.89 million in 2016, up from 1.26 million previous year; this is a change of 50.52 %.”

International inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period note exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.

(Independent)