Travel & Tourism
Sustainable Tourism Strategy Best For Lagos State Tourism Policy
WHAT is Sustainable tourism? The World Tourism Organisation (WTO) sees the concept of sustainable tourism development as meeting the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future. It is envisaged as leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, and biological diversity, and life support systems.
VCP Hotel Chief In Reform Pledge
VICTORIA Crown Plaza Hotel is back. For two months, the hotel was shut down by the management due to facility failure that had stalled business operation.
Lagos Island Hotels Go For Room Rate Reduction
A number of hotels located in Ikoyi, Lagos Island have reduced their room rates to attract more guests. The rate reduction ranges from 40 to 4 percent as displayed on a hotel booking site, Jovago. The West wood hotel Ikoyi, which formally charged N50000, now charges N30000, representing 40 percent reduction. Magmercy Apartment and Elion…
8 Lagos Hotels Receive 2015 Travellers’ Choice Award
The world’s largest travel site, tripadvisor has announced eight Lagos hotels as winners of 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards. They are: Four Point By Sheraton Lagos, the Wheatbaker, Southern Sun, the Moorhouse Ikoyi Lagos, the Federal Palace, Victoria Crown Plaza, Citilodge Hotel and Planet One Hotel and Wellness.
“Exports From International Tourism Rise To US$ 1.5 Trillion In 2014”
WORLD Tourism Organization, UNWTO has released an updated global report showing tourism as top income gainer worldwide. In a release published in April by UNWTO, International tourism receipts including international passenger and transport hits US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014. The receipt has increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245…
Beauty Contest: Unilag Undergraduate Emerges As Agbeke Eko
A 100 level student at the Sociology Department, University of Lagos, Damilola Edward, 20, has emerged winner at the 2015 Lagos Carnival Queen Pageant tagged Agbeke Eko. Edward came top among 10 contestants that represented different communities in Lagos. Tobi Philips and Akinrinmade Opemipo became the first and second runners-up respectively. Speaking to The Guardian…
Indaba 2015: SA Tourism Boss Condemns Xenophobia, Invites Africans To Durban
Chief Executive Officer of South African Tourism, Thulani Nzima has condemned the xenophobic attacks that took place in the various locations in South Africa and apologised on behalf of his country.
Behold The Food Man Of Southern Sun Hotel
THERE is no sincerer love than the love of food. That was what George Bernard Shaw said many years ago. But the man who lives this statement is Alex Mwaura, the Executive Chef of Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel, Lagos.
Leaders Set Global Agenda For Tourism Growth
THE Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC) and leading global Travel and Tourism private sector have yesterday launched a commitment for aligned advocacy and action to harness the full potential of the sector to create jobs, drive inclusive growth and foster development.