Travel & Tourism
Mare Festival Holds Dec 18, 19
THE 2015 edition of the annual cultural-cum- tourism programme of the Ondo State government, Mare festival, has been scheduled for December 18 and 19.
AKWAABA 2015: The Gambia To showcase Tourism Assets
As part of continuing efforts to increase awareness for The Gambia as an all year tourism destination for discerning Nigerian visitors and prospective investors, the Gambia Tourism Board has announced its participation in Akwaaba – African Travel Market holding in Lagos between Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 24th November.
Southern Sun Ikoyi Promotes Leisure, CSR Through Corporate Golf Tournament
This year’s edition held to support the Arrows of God Orphanage saw Mr Tim Maguire coming tops with 41 stableford points alongside other winners who were rewarded with amazing prizes at the cocktail prize giving held in their honour.
Dubai Tourism Rewards Nigerians
Dubai Tourism has launched a competition rewarding Nigerians with exciting paid travel experiences to the city, to enjoy the festival in January.
Media, Tourism Stakeholders Meet In Tunisia To Discuss Collaboration Methodology
More than 300 participants convened in Tunis for the 4th UNWTO International Conference on ‘Tourism and the Media’.
Dreamworld Africana Opens At Christmas
After three years hiatus, Dreamworld Africana is set to begin operation of its amusement and theme park during the Christmas season. Dreamworld Leisure Limited, the owner of the park located at Lekki, Lagos, has recently secured N500 million in addition to the previous N1 billion to make the park a world-class facility. Speaking at a…
Wakanow Boss Named Entrepreneur Of The Year
Managing Director of Wakanow, Obinna Ekezie, was recently honoured with the West African Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2015, at the AABLA Awards organised by All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with the CNBC Africa. The event, which took place at the Eko Hotels and Towers in Victoria Island Lagos, was attended…
Golden Tulip Lagos Airport Hotel Opens For Business
Golden Tulip Lagos Airport Hotel has opened for business after months of undergoing serious make over, swelling the ranks of hospitality outfits in Lagos. The former Woodridge Hotel, is now revamped to meet the International standard with local flavour, which is located in Ajao Estate, Isolo, is certainly a place where you would be spoilt…
Nigeria Identified As Emerging Big Tourism Market
As Nigerian government strives to diversify economy, the Managing Partner, Jonel Hospitality consulting, Brian Efa has identified the tourism industry as a focal point for government to look at. Speaking with The Guardian in an interview, he said, “The tourism industry is largely undeveloped, but has huge potentials.” Efa who doubles as the organizer of…
UNWTO Affiliate Members Board Elects New Chairman
The UNWTO Affiliate Members Board has elected Mr. Edmund Bartlett as its new chairman at the Board’s meeting held recently at the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM), London, United Kingdom. Mr. Bartlett, former Minister of Tourism of Jamaica (2007-2011), is the Co-Founder of CTICo. Mr. Bartlett is the Founder of the Jamaican Foundation for Children, which…
S/W Hoteliers, Governors Collaborate To Strengthen Hospitality Sector
South West Hoteliers Association has collaborated with the government of the six Southwest states to strengthen efforts in order to boost the zone’s hospitality industry.
Stakeholders Outline Blueprint For Better Tour Operation In Nigeria
On the lookout for a solution to the lingering challenges confronting the operations of tourism in Nigeria, particularly in the area of Hajj, industry experts have stressed the need for the present administration to overhaul the sector so as to boost the nation’s economy. The practitioners, who spoke with The Guardian in Abuja lamented that…