Travel & Tourism
Federal Government Has To Drive Tourism Growth To Increase GDP, NATOP PRESIDENT
WHAT is the relevance of this tour? I think it is just a collaboration between South Africa and Nigeria, their arm of tourism is engaging us and I think because they have not had a lot from our governmental institutions.
NTDC Opens Tourism Information Desk In Kano
Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has commissioned a new tourism information desk at Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano State
SA Tourism Appoints FCB South Africa As Lead Marketing Agency
South African Tourism has announced the appointment of FCB South Africa (PTY) LTD as its Lead Marketing Agency in the execution of its mandate to market South Africa as a tourist destination of choice to both domestic and international tourists.
Nigeria Is Safe For Tourism, Says NATOP Boss
Despite the challenge of insurgency in the northeastern region, Nigeria is safe for tourists who may desire to experience the country that is home to the largest number of black population in the world.
UNWTO Calls For Higher Financing For Tourism In Development Cooperation
United Nation World Tourism organization (UNWTO) has called for higher support for tourism in international financing for development flows to maximize the sector’s contribution to sustainable development across the globe. The world tourism body made this call on the occasion of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development held in July at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In…
Osun Osogbo Festival Plans Listing On NSE
…Grand Finale Holds On August 21 Osun Osogbo Festival advisory committee has concluded plans to list the cultural fiesta on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The Committee has also considered introducing other activities and upgrading the grove in order to enrich tourists’ experience during this year festival, which holds between 10 and 21 August. Official Festival…
Southern Sun Hotel Chief Rolls Out Upgrade Plan
The General Manager at Southern Sun hotel Ikoyi, Mark Loxley, has highlighted the agenda to upgrade the hotel in order to stand up to competition, which appears to be getting tougher with the arrival of new hospitality establishments in the Lagos metropolis. Southern Sun Ikoyi, a four-star hotel, opened for business in June 2009 with…
UNESCO Names 24 New World Heritage Sites
The United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee on Thursday, at the conclusion of its annual meeting in Bonn, Germany, added 24 new spots to its list of the World Heritage Sites.
HATMAN Tasks NIHOTOUR On Certificate Upgrade
The leadership of Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN), Federal Capital Territory Chapter, has tasked the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) to upgrade its academic certificate. The delegation, led by its chairman, Mr. Amos Opoola, was received by the Director General of the Institute, Mrs. Chika Balogun, on a courtesy visit.…
Inagbe Resorts Launches Explore Loyalty Card
Inagbe Grand Resorts and Leisure has launched a new product designed to increase tourist traffic to the island. The product, Explore Loyalty Card, targets both the elite and the working class who desire a get-away from the hassle of Lagos. The Loyalty Card allows guests to access facilities at the resort at a discount and…