Travel & Tourism
#Mahikeng – A tourism perspective
Violent and deadly protests occurring in Mahikeng last week have captured national attention. President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short the Commonwealth Heads of State meeting in London, to attend to the protests that had engulfed the North West Province. President Ramaphosa was leading Invest SA to London, to woo investors and sell South Africa as an…
Marriott excites guests with unified loyalty programmes
Marriott International has announced that it will introduce one set of unified benefits across Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) for its members in August 2018. This will create an incredibly rich hospitality loyalty programme in which members will earn more points faster than under the prior programs— on average 20%…
RwandAir launches Abuja-Kigali Route, to promote integration between both countries
The Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi has said that the commencement of the first RwandaAir carrier flight from Abuja -Kigali, the Rwanda Capital will further cement and promote existing economic, social and political ties with the Nigeria government. Kamanzo said, ‘’I appreciate the aeronautic authorities of Nigeria to have allowed RwandaAir from our…
Lagos in search of a sustainable tourism-driven economy
It was a gathering of who-is-who in the country’s tourism industry, as well as those from the entertainment, arts and culture sectors, as Lagos State Government recently hosted a one-day tourism summit. The session, which is in line with the its commitment to cause a major shift in marketing the tourism and creative potential inherent across…
Nigerian passengers win case against Etihad Airlines
Four years after he instituted a case against Etihad Airlines at the Federal High Court Lagos, justice has finally come the way of a Nigerian passenger Ebosie Jideofor John and his family. Justice Hadiza .R. Shagari, based on the evidence available, ruled in favour of the plaintiffs and charged Etihad Airlines to pay compensation. Pius…
Plateau woos tourism and travel investors with massive infrastructures upgrade
The Plateau State government has reiterated its resolve to ensure that the state reclaims its positioned as the preferred tourists’ destination in Nigeria.
Spring beckons …10 fresh ideas for fun across Dubai this season
Looking for ways to spend time together as a family this spring, think Dubai for all manners of exciting activities and experiences — from outdoor sports to inspiring cooking classes, to culturally enriching art exhibitions.
Lagos has the potential to become Africa’s tourism hub, says Lai Mohammed
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reiterated that Lagos State has the potential to become Africa’s tourism hub.According to the minister, the Federal Government will support it in developing the sector.
With one-day summit, Lagos charts roadmap for tourism development
In line with its commitment to cause a major shift in marketing the tourism and creative potential inherent across the State, the Lagos State Government will on Monday, April 16, 2018, hold a one-day tourism summit at the Eko Hotel & Suite, Victoria Island, Lagos.