Travel & Tourism
Southern Sun Ikoyi Holds 5th Annual Offshore Challenge
With vibrantly coloured hulls and a fleet of boats, Southern Sun Ikoyi recently dominated the Lagos high seas during the 5th Annual Offshore Challenge, 2015. With excellent weather forecasts, the sporting event kicked off at the prestigious Lagos Yacht Club (LYC) amidst great anticipation for which team among the 21 boats would emerge the winner.…
UNWTO Calls For More, Better Tourism Data
UNWTO has used the occasion of World Statistics Day to ]call for improved investment and coordination in data collection in the tourism sector. Under the theme “Better Data. Better Lives,” the UN World Statistics Day is celebrated to raise awareness of how official statistics help decision makers develop informed policies that impact millions of people.…
Destination Branding: Stakeholders To Explore New Strategy At WTM
Tourism ministers and private sector leaders from around the world will be meeting next month in London to discuss new strategy for destination branding.
Starwood Hotels Boost Hospitality Business With Multiple Deals
Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently made a remarkable impact in the hospitality industry with the signing of seven new deals across Africa and Indian Ocean.
Olokun festival will boost tourism development, cultural integration --Adams
Adams said this on Sunday in Lagos at a news conference organised to announce programmes earmarked for the 13th edition of the festival. Adams, who is also the initiator of Olokun Festival,said that the ceremony was mainly to showcase the cultural values and tradition of the Yoruba. The coordinator said the celebration had provided…
Tourism Is The Greatest Employer Of Labour, Says Mbanefo
DIRECTOR-general, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, has described tourism as the greatest employer of labour. Mbanefo who made this sattement during the 2015 World Tourism Day, with the theme, “1 Billion Tourists, 1 Billion Opportunities,” held in Enugu State, underscored the role of tourism sector as a valuable and sustainable source of livelihood for millions of people. She…
Concern for Nigeria poor ranking in tourism
As Kogi State Ministry of Culture and Tourism celebrates the World Tourism Day, Kogi State Director of Tourism Dr. S. Jerry Agbaje has decried the retrogressive place of Nigeria in tourism in African ranking for which it could not book a place among the top ten African destinations.
How To Reduce Employee Turnover In Hospitality Sector, By Mekwuye
ALTHOUGH voluntary employee high turnover ratio is one of the major challenges facing hospitality industry globally, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HoReCaBB Mentors, Mr Eric Mekwuye, has said it was possible to reduce the ratio.
Golden Tulip Lagos Opens Soon
GOLDEN Tulip Lagos Airport Hotel, the newest addition to the brand’s growing profile is set to open its door for business this month.
Culture Icons Shine Brighter At Osun Award Night
PROMINENT culture and fashion ambassadors in the country have received recognition at Ethnic Fashion Show and Awards Night held in Osogbo, Osun State recently.