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14 Mar 2015
AS NIGERIAN government strives to diversify its economy; the stakeholders in the tourism industry are considering ways to explore the business opportunities available within the industry as well as discussing challenges facing the hotel industry in the country.
14 Mar 2015
The UNWTO/UN Women Globa l Report on Women in Tourism has shown that tourism can offer significant opportunities to narrow the gender gap in employment and entrepreneurship as women are nearly twice as likely to be employers in tourism as compared to other sectors.
6 Mar 2015
IN support of international efforts to tackle   poaching and to strengthen the role of tourism vis-à-vis wildlife crime, United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is spearheading efforts to increase knowledge on the economic value of wildlife watching in Africa.    A new UNWTO research, “”Towards Measuring the Economic Value of Wildlife Watching Tourism in…
6 Mar 2015
THE world’s national parks and reserves receive 8,000 million visitors a year, according to the first comprehensive study of nature tourism in protected areas. The study was conducted by researchers at Cambridge, Princeton, New Jersey and Washington Universities and published in PLOS Biology. The researchers say that this number of visits could generate up to…
6 Mar 2015
VISITORS to ITB Berlin can this year obtain inspiration for planning their next holidays in socially responsible ways.
27 Feb 2015
IN the last three months (December to February), Tripadvisor, an American travel website providing reviews of travel-related content, has published the feedbacks of guests that visited the five Lagos-based Protea hotels in the last three months. Protea Hotels formerly owned by Protea Property Holding and now owned by Marriot is the largest hotel company in…
27 Feb 2015
• Visit Divine Orphanage Home  RECENTLY over 1,000 guests converged at the Ladi Kwali conference Centre of the Sheraton Abuja Hotel to witness the grand movie screening of the Historical Movie- Selma. The organisers and promoters of the movie screenings in Nigeria, Bishop and Rev.Mrs. Bob Alonge collaborated with the Sheraton Abuja Hotel through the…
27 Feb 2015
THE new UNWTO report Hotel Classification Systems: Recurrence of Criteria in 4 and 5 Star Hotels has identified the common criteria among four and five star hotels, provided valuable insights for destinations wishing to revise existing or establish new hotel classification systems. In a statement sent to The Guardian by UNWTO Senior Media Officer, Marcelo…
20 Feb 2015
MINISTERS and Vice Ministers of Tourism and Culture, including over   900 participants from 100 countries, gathered at the UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to explore and advance new partnership models between tourism and culture.  The Ministerial Dialogue, moderated by Andrew Stevens from CNN International, focused on how tourism…
20 Feb 2015
THE Managing Director of the recently commissioned multi-purpose One Stop Grocery, Mr. Kolade Akinmulero which began operation in the Ondo State capital, Akure, last year has announced plan to open two new branches in Owo, Ondo State and Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State.   Akinmulero has also called on government to come up with…
20 Feb 2015
THE Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed his administration’s readiness to partner with foreign investors  to turning the Ado-Awaye suspended lake into an international tourist centre,. Ajimobi made this known while addressing the people of Ado Awaye in Iseyin Local council Area of the state on Thursday during his campaign tour to the…
13 Feb 2015
DESPITE the short time to prepare for Valentine because of the shift in 2015 poll earlier scheduled for February 14, hotels in Lagos are in competition to offer special treats to their customers at Valentine.   The offers come in different ways such as reduced room rates, low charges for services, and additional services, which…


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