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2 May 2015
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…
24 Apr 2015
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…
24 Apr 2015
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.
18 Apr 2015
Ensure that the audience has a GREAT (not good) experience; and that you give them what they expected from attending.
18 Apr 2015
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.
18 Apr 2015
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.
AGBAJE AMBODE
11 Apr 2015
Akinwunmi Ambode “I have said it. I am going to integrate tourism, hospitality, entertainment and sports together to create more jobs for all our youths.
11 Apr 2015
South African Tourism, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has developed a new mobile phone App that will provide information to tourists and South Africans looking for sites and attractions associated with the late South African President and global icon, Nelson Mandela.
11 Apr 2015
For Nigeria to survive the negative effects of the current fall in oil prices at the international market and even come out of it as a stronger economy, adequate investment in the hospitality and tourism sector is urgently required, said the Group Managing Director of Nanet Group of Hotels and Deputy President of the Federation of Hospitality Management Association of Nigeria, Mr. Ini Akpabio. Speaking in an interview with The Guardian, Akpabio said only a focus on the potentials of the country’s tourism sector can bring Nigeria out of economic doldrums and open a new frontier of development.
4 Apr 2015
SOUTHERN Sun Ikoyi Hotel Lagos has offered holiday packages to customers during Easter season. The offering which will last till April 10 includes a complimentary breakfast for two guests, early check-in and checks-out privileges and brunch for only N12, 000.
4 Apr 2015
NIGERIAN Tourism Development Commission (NTDC) has opened two tourism information desks at the new domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos (MM2) in order to ease traveler’s burden.
4 Apr 2015
THE Gambia Tourism Board has invited Nigerians to come experience the splendour of the country often described as “”the Smiling Coast of Africa”. The board which is responsible for marketing the Gambia tourism destinations said Easter season is the perfect period to enjoy adventure and exotic Gambian cuisine.

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