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11 Apr 2015
South African Tourism, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has developed a new mobile phone App that will provide information to tourists and South Africans looking for sites and attractions associated with the late South African President and global icon, Nelson Mandela.
11 Apr 2015
For Nigeria to survive the negative effects of the current fall in oil prices at the international market and even come out of it as a stronger economy, adequate investment in the hospitality and tourism sector is urgently required, said the Group Managing Director of Nanet Group of Hotels and Deputy President of the Federation of Hospitality Management Association of Nigeria, Mr. Ini Akpabio. Speaking in an interview with The Guardian, Akpabio said only a focus on the potentials of the country’s tourism sector can bring Nigeria out of economic doldrums and open a new frontier of development.
4 Apr 2015
SOUTHERN Sun Ikoyi Hotel Lagos has offered holiday packages to customers during Easter season. The offering which will last till April 10 includes a complimentary breakfast for two guests, early check-in and checks-out privileges and brunch for only N12, 000.
4 Apr 2015
NIGERIAN Tourism Development Commission (NTDC) has opened two tourism information desks at the new domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos (MM2) in order to ease traveler’s burden.
4 Apr 2015
THE Gambia Tourism Board has invited Nigerians to come experience the splendour of the country often described as “”the Smiling Coast of Africa”. The board which is responsible for marketing the Gambia tourism destinations said Easter season is the perfect period to enjoy adventure and exotic Gambian cuisine.
4 Apr 2015
Last year, South Africa Tourism (SAT), the department responsible for the marketing of South African destination opened a regional office in Lagos. According to the outgoing Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, the decision was taken having realized that Nigeria contributes the highest number of African tourist arrival in South Africa. 73282 Nigerian tourists visited the country in 2012 according to SAT stat.
28 Mar 2015
The Hotels made up of Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Le Meridien Ogeyi Place- Portharcourt and Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resorts brings the promise of true Easter funfair and tradition, from exciting kiddies Easter egg hunts to lavish buffet meal offerings at the Crockpot, Papillion, Ororo and Brazerie restaurants to low room rates. These packages are created to keep customers happy and satisfied”.
28 Mar 2015
A boutique style hotel is open in Ikeja, Lagos to complement the serenity and natural beauty of the Ikeja Golf Course and the Government Reservation Area (GRA). It is called Golfview Luxury Hotel.
28 Mar 2015
In less than six weeks, buyers and exhibitors are gearing up for Indaba 2015 with more than 900 meetings already fixed.
21 Mar 2015
“Nigeria’s entrance, with the Calabar ICC, into the international meetings industry is significant, not only because of the country’s large population, but also for its projected continuous economic growth,” said Paul D’Arcy, CEO of Calabar ICC in statement.
21 Mar 2015
The Area General Manager of Starwood Hotels in Nigeria, Mr. Barry Curran said that, each female diner that visits the restaurants during the month of March would be entered into a raffle to win special prizes ranging from Kalahari Lifestyle products, Pandora Jewelry items as well as free-night stay vouchers at Sheraton hotels in Nigeria.
20 Mar 2015
Access Bank, one of the corporate sponsors of the event is offering new account openers a chance to win tickets to the prestigious polo tournament at Eko Atlantic. Also up for grabs is a weekend stay for 10 couples in Eko Hotel and a week long holiday in either Dubai or London for two couples courtesy of Qatar Airways.  Other sponsors are Eko Energy Estate and Eko Pearl Nigeria Ltd. Moet and Hennessey, Samsung and Coscharis are also supporters of the event.


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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…
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President Muhammadu Buhari says African political leaders must respect the right of citizens to make their choices at elections. He warned that peoples’ right to vote and determine who leads them should not be treated lightly. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman stated in Abuja on Saturday that Buhari gave the warning at a bilateral…
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Roman Abramovich said Saturday owning Chelsea had been the "honour of a lifetime" after the Premier League club said the sale to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, the co-owner of baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, was expected to be completed by Monday. Chelsea were put on the market in early March, days before Abramovich was…