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5 Jun 2015
SOUTHERN SUN Ikoyi, a four star hotel in Lagos has won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 for the fifth time. Tripadvisor is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related contents for global audience. The recognition by Tripadvisor puts Southern Sun Ikoyi in the league of Haymarket hotel and Lawton Court hotel in…
23 May 2015
WHAT is Sustainable tourism? The World Tourism Organisation (WTO) sees the concept of sustainable tourism development as meeting the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future. It is envisaged as leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, and biological diversity, and life support systems.
16 May 2015
VICTORIA Crown Plaza Hotel is back. For two months, the hotel was shut down by the management due to facility failure that had stalled business operation.
16 May 2015
LAGOS State Government recently commissioned the long awaited Family Park and canopy walkway located at the Lekki Conservation Centre, Lekki.
2 May 2015
A number of hotels located in Ikoyi, Lagos Island have reduced their room rates to attract more guests. The rate reduction ranges from 40 to 4 percent as displayed on a hotel booking site, Jovago. The West wood hotel Ikoyi, which formally charged N50000, now charges N30000, representing 40 percent reduction. Magmercy Apartment and Elion…
2 May 2015
The world’s largest travel site, tripadvisor has announced eight Lagos hotels as winners of 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards. They are: Four Point By Sheraton Lagos, the Wheatbaker, Southern Sun, the Moorhouse Ikoyi Lagos, the Federal Palace, Victoria Crown Plaza, Citilodge Hotel and Planet One Hotel and Wellness.
2 May 2015
WORLD Tourism Organization, UNWTO has released an updated global report showing tourism as top income gainer worldwide. In a release published in April by UNWTO, International tourism receipts including international passenger and transport hits US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014. The receipt has increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245…
24 Apr 2015
A 100 level student at the Sociology Department, University of Lagos, Damilola Edward, 20, has emerged winner at the 2015 Lagos Carnival Queen Pageant tagged Agbeke Eko. Edward came top among 10 contestants that represented different communities in Lagos. Tobi Philips and Akinrinmade Opemipo became the first and second runners-up respectively. Speaking to The Guardian…
24 Apr 2015
Chief Executive Officer of South African Tourism, Thulani Nzima has condemned the xenophobic attacks that took place in the various locations in South Africa and apologised on behalf of his country.
18 Apr 2015
Ensure that the audience has a GREAT (not good) experience; and that you give them what they expected from attending.
18 Apr 2015
THERE is no sincerer love than the love of food. That was what George Bernard Shaw said many years ago. But the man who lives this statement is Alex Mwaura, the Executive Chef of Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel, Lagos.
18 Apr 2015
THE Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC) and leading global Travel and Tourism private sector have yesterday launched a commitment for aligned advocacy and action to harness the full potential of the sector to create jobs, drive inclusive growth and foster development.

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