Travel & Tourism
US-based Nigerian travel expert and founder of JetBlack Travel Group, Alexander Oladele, who has curated trips to African countries like Ghana and South Africa but never to Nigeria despite the fact that he's a Nigerian by birth explains why in an interview. “I think there are logistical things that travelers have to be mindful of…
Sustainability, innovation, accessibility to take center stage at global tourism fair 2020
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will place innovation and sustainability at the top of the agenda as it returns to the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (FITUR).
Lagos State reshuffles cabinet, appoints Akinbile-Yusuf tourism commissioner
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced minor cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members.
Ethiopian Airlines earmarks $5 billion for Bishoftu Airport
State-run Ethiopian Airlines is set to begin construction later this year on what will be one of Africa’s largest airports.
U.S. lifts non-immigrant visa restrictions in Ghana
The United States has lifted the visa restrictions applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act.
FG to inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan railway line in May
In compliance with its pledge to boost economic activities in the country, the Federal Government has said the Lagos-Ibadan railway line would be ready for full-operation by May, 2020.
Motorists lament as traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins
For motorists plying the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, last Wednesday was a particularly harrowing day as gridlock grounded the stretch of the highway, and the adjourning routes.
Jail sentence: Runsewe opens up, insists Nigeria must be protected
The Director General of National Council For Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has stated that his current travails is linked to his patriotic desire to protect and defend government property owned by National Council For Arts and Culture.
UNWTO startups contest focuses on innovation, sustainability
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), in association with Globalia, the leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the two entities have been working on since 2018.
Visa on arrival: Stakeholders list gains for tourism, raise concerns
Traveling within Africa remains a huge task till date. Beyond the challenges of obtaining visas to other African countries, travelers also have to deal with high fares. Over the years, stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector have advocated for visa on arrival,