Travel & Tourism
Flourish Wellness Resort Offers New Lease of Life
FLOURISH Wellness Resort, one of the Gambia premium hospitality properties, has offered a new experience to vacationers from everywhere. The package comes with luxury Ayurveda holistic health spa and yoga retreat along with a wide range of facilities and personalised services, making the resort number one wellness and health destination in Africa. The Marketing Manager,…
Tourism Can Boost Nigeria‘s Economy, Says Eyeoyibo
NIGERIA economy can survive from the negative effects of current fall oil prices at the international market and come out stronger, if adequate investment is injected into the hospitality and tourism sector urgently.
World Committee On Tourism Ethics Proposes International Convention On Ethics
THE World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WTCE) has begun discussion on the transformation of the Global Code of Ethics into a full international convention as a means to boost the responsibility of governments in tourism industry and advance the impact of the Code. In a release published last week by World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the…
Southern Sun Ikoyi Gets Int’l Certificate Of Excellence
SOUTHERN SUN Ikoyi, a four star hotel in Lagos has won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 for the fifth time. Tripadvisor is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related contents for global audience. The recognition by Tripadvisor puts Southern Sun Ikoyi in the league of Haymarket hotel and Lawton Court hotel in…
Sustainable Tourism Strategy Best For Lagos State Tourism Policy
WHAT is Sustainable tourism? The World Tourism Organisation (WTO) sees the concept of sustainable tourism development as meeting the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future. It is envisaged as leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, and biological diversity, and life support systems.
VCP Hotel Chief In Reform Pledge
VICTORIA Crown Plaza Hotel is back. For two months, the hotel was shut down by the management due to facility failure that had stalled business operation.
Lagos Launches Africa’s Longest Canopy Walkway
LAGOS State Government recently commissioned the long awaited Family Park and canopy walkway located at the Lekki Conservation Centre, Lekki.
Lagos Island Hotels Go For Room Rate Reduction
A number of hotels located in Ikoyi, Lagos Island have reduced their room rates to attract more guests. The rate reduction ranges from 40 to 4 percent as displayed on a hotel booking site, Jovago. The West wood hotel Ikoyi, which formally charged N50000, now charges N30000, representing 40 percent reduction. Magmercy Apartment and Elion…
8 Lagos Hotels Receive 2015 Travellers’ Choice Award
The world’s largest travel site, tripadvisor has announced eight Lagos hotels as winners of 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards. They are: Four Point By Sheraton Lagos, the Wheatbaker, Southern Sun, the Moorhouse Ikoyi Lagos, the Federal Palace, Victoria Crown Plaza, Citilodge Hotel and Planet One Hotel and Wellness.
“Exports From International Tourism Rise To US$ 1.5 Trillion In 2014”
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…
Beauty Contest: Unilag Undergraduate Emerges As Agbeke Eko
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…