Travel & Tourism
Nigeria’s iconic cultural diversity was on display on Monday in Jos, Plateau State capital, as over 22 states and FCT, in full compliance with the COVID-19 protocols, proved beyond measures that culture holds the tripod for national unity and development.
Mohammed, Sirika, Amaechi to attend National Tourism Transportation Summit
All is set for the third edition of The National Tourism Transportation Summit and Expo, which will now hold on December 7 and 8, 2020, under the theme, Repositioning Tourism and Transportation Mobility and Connectivity to Revitalise the Economy.
Lalong, Runsewe celebrate culture, tourism at NAFEST
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, and Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Segun Runsewe, among other dignitaries recently celebrated culture and tourism at the 33rd National Festival of Arts and Culture (Nafest), held in Jos, Plateau State. Nigeria's iconic cultural diversity was on display, as over 22 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT),…
At ANJET seminar, stakeholders advocate for tourism ministry, digital marketing
Stakeholders in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors in Nigeria have advocated for creation of a separate ministry of tourism, which they argued would help in advancing the sector.
At NIHOTOUR lecture, stakeholders canvas compulsory certification for tourism, hospitality operators
The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), during the week, held its annual Masters Lecture with a call for enhanced service delivery in the tourism and hospitality sector. The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe made the call in his Keynote address at the event. There is…
Emirates Skycargo introduces Airbus A380 ‘Mini-freighter’ charter operations
Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first dedicated Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ successfully transported medical supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai. Working collaboratively with the Engineering and Flight Operations teams within Emirates, the air cargo carrier has optimised…
With tourism seminar, ANJET sets agenda for Nigeria’s COVID-19 recovery
The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folorunso Coker, Director General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism...
Golden Jubilee of Nigeria-Jamaica Diplomatic Relations
Air Peace Nigeria is set to operate its first direct charter flights from Lagos to Montego Bay in Jamaica this December in celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Jamaica.
International tourism down 70% as travel restrictions impact all regions
Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) showing a 70 per cent fall in international arrivals for the first eight months of 2020.
Radisson individuals comes on stream
Radisson Hotel Group has announced the launch of a new brand, Radisson Individuals, a conversion brand that offers independent hotels and local, regional chains the opportunity to be part of the global Radisson Hotel Group platform.
Lagos Continental Hotel reopens, promises quality service
Having gone through a management change, which also led to the total renovation of the facility, the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, on October 15, 2020, reopened its door for customers. This is coming seven months of shutdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the opening is the noticeable refurbishment and upgrade projects in…