Travel & Tourism
Marriott International has announced the opening of Sheraton Bamako Hotel marking its entry into Mali, in West Africa. This milestone further solidifies Marriott International’s portfolio across West Africa, and promises to revolutionize the hospitality landscape in the country through Sheraton’s distinct product offering coupled with its commitment to go above and beyond for its guests.…
Rwanda boosts trade, tourism with Nigeria
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, recently commenced flights to Abuja, the Capital City of Nigeria. The airline currently operates four flights a week from Kigali hub to Abuja and the route is tagged to the existing Accra route, where flights make a stopover in Abuja before heading to Accra. The expansion…
With latest in-flight entertainment, BA brings music to travellers’ ears
British Airways has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system. A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are now available on board, spanning the classical, opera and choral genres. The Orchestra performs tracks from world-renowned composers including Mozart, Verdi, Haydn, and Debussy among others. Customers will also…
NATOP BOT chairman visits Jos, commends members for reviving tourism
The immediate past President of the Tour Operators in Nigeria (NATOP) Mr. Nkereuwem Onung recently paid a ‘thank you’ visit to Plateau State where he commended the state for its seriousness in reviving tourism. The visit is to thank the Government for pulling out all stops to host the Tour Operators. Onung described the Jos…
Dubai posts record 4.7 Million international overnight visitors
Dubai’s tourism sector rallied strongly, steadily picking up pace through the first three months of 2018 in light of growing currency pressures as it continued to retain and grow share across global markets. The city welcomed 4.7 million international overnight tourists from January-March 2018, posting a stable 2 per cent increase in traffic versus the…
UNWTO/CAF Meeting… Minister seeks support of tourism writers
Ahead of the 61st UNWTO/CAF Meeting billed for June 4 in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has solicited the support of Nigeria’s tourism journalists and writers to ensure a successful hosting.
Hotelier laments poor enabling environs, tasks government on tourism development
Hotelier, Justina Folu-Ojo, has stressed the need for government to promote tourism in Nigeria, thereby creating enabling environment for the travel business to thrive.
Lagos hots up for African Sports-Tourism summit
All is now set for the African Sports Tourism Week, a four-day, 5-activity gathering of eggheads in the sports and tourism sectors. Organised in partnership with Supersports, Afrotourism...
‘Nigeria has failed to embrace tourism as alternative tool for economic development’
Our focus is primarily to walk journalists and tour operators through the amazing historical and cultural sites in Southeast Nigeria, using well-researched sample itineraries that will appeal to both local and international tourists.
Lagos Tourism Development: Akinboboye recommends La Campagne model
The Founder of Motherland Beckons and President of La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, has tasked the Lagos State Government on rural tourism, by ensuring that tourist attractions are built around the rural community due to its multiplier effect.