Travel & Tourism
Ife hots up for NATOP AGM
All is set for the much-anticipated 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), of the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), holding in Osun State, Nigeria. The AGM, which will be hosted by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at the Ife Grand Resorts and Leisure, is slated for May 24. With the Theme: Impact…
Dubai records 4.75m visitors in Q1 2019
Dubai welcomed 4.75 million international overnight visitors in the first quarter of 2019, posting over two per cent increase in tourism volumes compared to the same period last year according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). Steadily picking up from a stable 2018 performance, Dubai’s tourism…
Emirates commemorates 15th anniversary in Nigeria with new commercial
As part of activities to commemorate its 15 year of service in Nigeria, Emirates Airline has released a new pan-African commercial that celebrates the talent...
Pomp, pageantry as Appolus Chu ascends Ogale throne
The Ogale community in Eleme local council of River State was in festive mood recently, as (Dr.) Appolus Chu was crowned the new clan head, which makes him the new king of Ogale. HRH Appolus Chu, who also doubles as the Egbere Emere Okori of Eleme, was enthroned new Emere Ogale following the dethronement of…
UNWTO to present Platino Award for cinema and education
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognise the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability...
UNWTO partners Telefónica for tourism sector digitisation
Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world.
Sheraton Abuja excites Muslims with special Ramadan offer
The Sheraton Abuja Hotel will embrace the spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan with patrons, friends and families. In the spirit of the season, the hotel will pay homage to a variety of Iftar culinary tastes and traditions at its renowned Papillon Restaurant.
Oshodi – From slum to tourist attraction
This week President Muhammad Buhari, opened the new Oshodi Transport Terminal, described by some people as an architectural masterpiece.