The Chinese government has opened a new group visa policy for Nigerians visiting the country on holidays.
The new policy, of not less than five persons per group, allows visiting Nigerians to combine tourism and business in China.
General Manager of Bravo International Travel Tours, David Yang, confirmed the development, saying China now welcomes Nigerian tourists to the best of East Asia and the world’s most populous country.
Yang said China aims to deepen its cooperation with Africa, bringing in more of culture and tourism to Nigeria.
He said the Bravo International, which has the exclusive right on the Tour2China programme, recently got the group visa approval to start taking interested Nigerians to China.
Managing Director of 1860 Travels, the local partner of Bravo International, Francis Daodu, said the new policy is purposely for holiday travels, with three itineraries on offer to places like Beijing and Yiwu City.
Daodu said besides tourism, Yiwu international market is strategic for Nigerian entrepreneurs itching to import from China.
One of the first beneficiaries of the policy, Gina Ojo, remarked that the visa processing is the most flexible to get, and is open to all groups that want to explore the world.