Landscape Features and Tourism Development in Nigeria



Tourism in Nigeria is still down the ladder in policy formulation for economic growth and development. Tourism sector needs advocates and researchers that would work towards repositioning tourism on the Zenith level of budgetary allocation to enable the sector contribute maximally to the economic development of Nigeria. Based on this, this paper examined landscapes and tourism development in Nigeria. Therefore, the objectives considered are: Some specific landscape features for tourism development across Nigeria, development strategies and relevance for promoting tourism and the sustainability of landscape features that are tourism based. However, suggestions were made on the need for library and research centers for tourism development, encouraging both private and corporate organizations to invest in tourism industry, the need for Federal, State and Local Governments to give tourism priority position in their economic pursuits among others.

Key words: Springs, Beaches, Relief, Waterfalls and Economy.

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