Travel & Tourism
Turkish Airlines gets APEX rating
Offering the privilege of discovering 126 countries around the world to its passengers, Turkish Airlines was named a 2020 Five Star Global Airline by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association), one of the world’s most trusted and prominent aviation organisations.
Ooni Of Ife receives Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award
The organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market have presented His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife with the First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities award. The presentation was made by the founder of the initiative Ikechi Uko, at the sidelines of the launch of Oduduwa Museum unveiled at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos.
Auto policy suffers as NASS stakes N5.5b on SUVs
The disclosure by the Welfare Committee of the Senate to embark on the purchase of SUVs is coming barely four years after some senators staked about N6.6 billion on imported brand new luxury vehicles.
Minister identifies culture as veritable tool for peace, sustainable development
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked the Director Generals and Chief Executive Officers of agencies in the Culture Sector to explore culture as a potent tool for promoting peace and sustainable development in the country.
Dubai Beckons as xenophobia demarkets South Africa
Though London remains the most preferred destination for most Nigerians since 2013, statistics also shows that South Africa and Dubai are also catching up in terms of the number of Nigerian visitors they receive every year.
‘We are bringing five-star experience to Nigeria’
I’ve been in the hotel industry for 30 years; I started in South Africa, I’m South African. However, I’ve traveled around the world; I’ve been to Eastern Europe, I’ve been in Russia for a couple of years.
Tourism enjoys continued growth, generates USD 5 billion per day
Latest UNWTO report shows that international tourist arrivals grew 5per cent in 2018 to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organisation’s long-term forecasts
‘Promoting culture and tourism will be my ultimate goal’
The reigning Miss Tourism Eastern Nigeria, Joy Echezona, has promised to make good of her office and position to promote Nigeria’s culture and tourism. The Anambra born model stated...
Lagos to host Turkish Airlines’ Amateur Golf Tournament
Turkish Airlines has announced plans to host the largest golf tournament in Lagos on September 5, 2019. The Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, which is also the world’s largest corporate golf tournament, will be played in Lagos for the fourth time.