Travel & Tourism
Mr Folorunsho Coker, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has urged the media and filmmakers in Nollywood to project the country’s image positively.
ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines operate inaugural flight to Johannesburg
Ethiopian Airlines has introduced its code share flight with ASKY to South Africa making it the only Non-South African Airline on the route between Nigeria and South Africa. It was welcomed with Water Canon Salute and received by Staff of ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines. The Airport Community also joined in the reception. The Flight was…
At Executive Council meeting in Baku, member states endorse UNWTO’s progress
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council. At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organisation’s progress and future plans, as outlined Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. The session also warmly welcomed the participation of the United States as it explores the possibility of rejoining UNWTO. With…
Organisers excite tourists with loaded Dubai summer surprises package
As tourists gear up for the 22nd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced the highlights of this year’s exciting and fun-filled programme. Already opened since June 21 and runs till August 3, 2019, DSS will bring residents and visitors an incredible six-week line-up of retail promotions, world-class…
Air Peace boss, NCAC DG, others up for Balafon Award as Accra Weizo beckons
African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) has released the list of winners of the prestigious Balafon Awards to be recognised at this year’s West African tourism and travel fair, Accra Weizo, billed for June 28 and 29, in Accra, Ghana. The award winners are the best performers in the industry chosen by the publishers of Atqnews.com. Balafon…
Exports from international tourism hit USD 1.7 Trillion
Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4 per cent increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) shows.
The envoy is Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019
The Envoy by Mantis, Abuja, has received the awards for Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel for 2019. The award was presented at the 26the yearly World Travel Awards, globally recognised as the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism.
Arik crew members get reward for averting air crash
It was a case of whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well, as Arik Aircrew members were rewarded by the management of Century Group, a multi-operational company for compliance to safety in their operations and safe-guarding of the lives of passengers on board during the averted air crash on October 28, 2018.
Ethiopians kick against gay tourists visiting ancient religious sites
Religious leaders in Ethiopia have reportedly urged the government to block a US gay Travel Company from touring the country’s ancient sites...
Report indicates poor implementation of sustainability in tourism policies
Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies, but the evidence on the results of their implementation...