Travel & Tourism
Eko Atlantic Hosts Maiden Polo Tournament In West Africa
Access Bank, one of the corporate sponsors of the event is offering new account openers a chance to win tickets to the prestigious polo tournament at Eko Atlantic. Also up for grabs is a weekend stay for 10 couples in Eko Hotel and a week long holiday in either Dubai or London for two couples courtesy of Qatar Airways. Other sponsors are Eko Energy Estate and Eko Pearl Nigeria Ltd. Moet and Hennessey, Samsung and Coscharis are also supporters of the event.
Ogun Pledges Support For Festivals
“The propagation of cultural and traditional values has been of tremendous benefits to Ogun State since the inception of Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s administration,” she said.
Hotel& Tourism Investment Conference Holds In November
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.
Tourism Sector Can Promote Gender Equality, Says UN Report
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.
UNWTO Seeks Tourism Growth Through Awareness About Wildlife
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…
World National Parks Receive 8 billion Visitors Yearly
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…
ITB Berlin 2015: Socially Responsible Tourism Comes Under Spotlight
VISITORS to ITB Berlin can this year obtain inspiration for planning their next holidays in socially responsible ways.
How Guests Rate Lagos Protea Hotels In Three Months
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…
Sheraton Abuja Hotel Hosts UPIN, Partners At SELMA Movie Screening
• 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…
UNWTO Report Identifies Common Criteria For Hotel Classification
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…
Tourism Ministers Explore New Tourism/CultureModels At Conference
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…