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Air Peace set to link African Nations through Flights to Accra, Freetown, Banjul, Dakar and Monrovia

Air Peace set to link African Nations through Flights to Accra, Freetown, Banjul, Dakar and Monrovia

Onyema, who was represented by the carrier’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, said the airline was gradually rewriting the negative narrative about regional flight operations in West Africa. ...

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has said the airline is championing seamless air connectivity in Africa to drive the economic g...

Ethiopian Airlines DHL set to boost Cargo Logistics in Africa

Ethiopian Airlines DHL set to boost Cargo Logistics in Africa

The company will be based in Ethiopia and do business in the entire continent of Africa, enhancing Ethiopia’s logistics infrastructure and connections. ...

DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a new agreement to form a joint venture company, DH-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd, to build th...

Medview Airlifted 320 Pilgrims to Mecca

Medview Airlifted 320 Pilgrims to Mecca

A statement from the airline indicated that it is scheduled to airlift no fewer than 2001 passengers from Lagos alone and has a total of 10,000 pilgrims out of the 95,0000 Nigerian pilgrims billed to go to the Holy Land of Mecca this year. ...

Nigeria’s major operator, Medview Airline in the early hours of yesterday, airlifted 320 Lagos State pilgrims to Mecca from the Murtala Muhammed International Airp...

Canadian-Nigerian Film-Maker Wins Film Contest

Canadian-Nigerian Film-Maker Wins Film Contest

A film, Sweet Revenge, produced by a Nigerian-Canadian film director, Pascal Atuma,   has won this year’s Kevin Hart’s North American Film Competition.  A total of 654 films were submitted for the short films competition. A jury made up of ...

The best 10 were then put to the public to pick the top 5 through voting on Laugh Out Loud’s  YouTube channel. When the top 5 emerged from public voting, the jury...

West Africa and Travellers’ Ordeals Across Borders

  The desire of people in West Africa is to commute with ease from one part of the coast to the other, for business or leisure. And the founding fathers in the regi...

Decline in Tourism revenues is a hard blow to the Cuban Government

Three different sources with access to data from the Cuban tourism industry have reported that 68,000 Americans, without including those of Cuban origin traveling fo...

Medview boost 2018 hajj Operations with new Aircraft

The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole made this known in Lagos. He said the aircraft was purchased through lease with a facility from Fir...

Nigeria Air takes-off in December 2018 - President Buhari

Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, this week at an aviation show in the United Kingdom launched a new national carrier for Nigeria. In a presentation to pa...

Ghana Fam Trip: the Frills and Thrills of a Tourist

Every year, Accra Weizo holds in Ghana as a forum to promote seamless travel in West Africa.  For this year’s event, the Ghana Tourism Authority(GTA), in collaborati...

Single Window platform will integrate Agencies at all entry points into the Country and boost Security-Buhari

This is coming against the backdrop of a directive by the President to have a single window platform that will integrate all government agencies at all the entry poi...

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FTAN partners NCAC to Promote Nigeria’s Cultural Tourism Products

FTAN partners NCAC to Promote Nigeria’s Cultural Tourism Products

Written By: Joesef Karim | Published: August-12-2017 | Category: Featured
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The executive members of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) continued their Nigeria Tourism Sensitization dr...

FTAN OPENS NEW NATIONAL SECRETARIAT IN ABUJA

FTAN OPENS NEW NATIONAL SECRETARIAT IN ABUJA

Written By: David Mbonu | Published: July-23-2017 | Category: Featured
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The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has announced the opening of their new secretariat in Abuja’s highbrow ar...

We Would Partner Government to Guarantee Expanded Revenue Generation From Tourism - FTAN President

We Would Partner Government to Guarantee Expanded Revenue Generation From Tourism - FTAN President

Written By: Joesef Karim | Published: July-12-2017 | Category: Featured
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Question: Congratulations on your recent election as the President of FTAN. What is FTAN and who are the current members of FTAN? ...

BADAGRY, THE BEGINNING OF NIGERIAN HISTORY

BADAGRY, THE BEGINNING OF NIGERIAN HISTORY

Written By: David Mbonu | Published: July-06-2017 | Category: OPINIONS
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I don’t know how you will feel when you hear the phrase “the place of no return” that is exactly where am taking you to right now....

New FTAN President Calls for Tourism Template in Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business

New FTAN President Calls for Tourism Template in Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business

Written By: Joesef Karim | Published: July-02-2017 | Category: Featured
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The newly elected FTAN President, Alhaji Saleh Rabo at the 20th Annual General Meeting and Elections held at Nanet Suites Abuja, o...

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GLOBAL TOURISM

UNWTO: World Tourism Day 2018 Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

UNWTO: World Tourism Day 2018 Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary (27 Septe...

Switzerland attracts more Tourists from China than ever

In most cases, young Chinese tourists in Switzerland are not planning and booking their trips via local tour operators, but rather through online portals such as “Fliggy Shop". ...

Growth of Tourism in Italy is expected to continue during 2018 Summer

According to data, 74.4% of international tour operators recorded an increase in bookings for this summer. This trend was also confirmed by ForwardKeys in terms of booked flights. ...

UNWTO: International Tourism Soars in Early 2018

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast for 2018. Growth was led by Asia and t...

Spain to focus on Tourism Planning and Development-Experts

In Spain there aren’t too many tourists, but the country is lacking tourism planning, says Professor Manuel Figuerola, director of the study, in response to those who believe that it is necessary to set a ceiling on the industry’s...

NIGERIA TOURISM

Why We Waded in and Resolved NATOP Crisis - FTAN President

Why We Waded in and Resolved NATOP Crisis - FTAN President

The President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Alhaji Saleh Rabo has said that FTAN decided to wade in and settle the disagreement among members of the National Association of Tour Operators (NATOP)  be...

Tourists Spend US$ 429 million in Brazil in May

The international tourists spent more in Brazil in May, comparing to the homologous period of 2017, reports the Ministry of Tourism. The Brazilian expenditure abroad also increased during this month. ...

Nigeria’s Rich Cultural Heritage Remains its Greatest Asset and Attraction - FTAN

After the just concluded 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation – Commission for Africa (UNWTO-CAF) in Abuja, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has stated that Nigeria tourism cannot effectively flou...

Tourism: With 1,747 buyers, 1,100 exhibitors from 23 Nations Africa’s Travel Indaba ends on high note

The significance of tourism to Africa and its economy was once again cemented at this year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba with delegates from 80 countries in attendance. ...

Africa: Scientific Protocols For Tourism Master Plans in Nigeria

There are mounting litany of woes surrounding the issue of Tourism Master Plans in the Nigerian Tourism environment, as a result of the inability to create the much needed paradigm for the community of tourism professionals, inclu...

HOSPITALITY NEWS

New Renaissance Lagos hotel and Marriott executive apartments

New Renaissance Lagos hotel and Marriott executive apartments

The 25 floor hotel will feature the 216 room full service Renaissance Lagos Hotel and 44 room Marriott Executive Apartment offering extended stay apartments with space, ambience and the privacy of residential living.  LAGOS, Nige...

Lawyers Oppose States’ Regulation of Hotels

Can the National Assembly make a law on an issue already decided by the Supreme Court? No, say senior lawyers. They argue that the Senate’s bid to empower a federal agency to regulate hotel operations and related businesses was co...

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY OFFER FITNESS SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS

What keep businesses ahead of others in a stiff and competitive market is innovation, meaning doing things in a different way.  Most Hotels nowadays are gradually inculcating the idea of fitness centres in their premises to meet t...

Ikeja Hotels Board Sacked by Security Exchange Commission

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday dissolved the board of directors of Ikeja Hotels Plc and ordered a forensic investigation into the affairs of the hospitality and tourism company. Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN) i...

Time for hospitality sector to contributes to the economy

It’s time hospitality sector contributes more to the economy – EfaAs the call for the diversification of the Nigerian economy heightens, especially now that crude oil price keeps crashing everyday, BRIAN Efa, managing partner, Jon...

AVIATION NEWS

FAAN set to upgrade Security Network at airports with Modern scanners

FAAN set to upgrade Security Network at airports with Modern scanners

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has ordered for modern scanners to boost security at airports in the country. The General Manager, Customer Services, FAAN, Mrs Ebele Okoye, disclosed this at the Second Quarter St...

Airlines VAT suspension policy went Public

Airlines operators, who though lauded the gesture, saw the development as more of compensation to the airlines that are over burdened by multiple charges, than gains to the passengers that have “usually been flying lowcost”. ...

Air Peace Strengthen Equality and Promotion of Nigerian Women in Aviation

Air Peace, yesterday, launched an all-female flights on the Lagos-Abuja, Abuja-Owerri, Owerri-Abuja and Abuja-Lagos routes. ...

Air Peace Set to Operate Flights to Makurdi in Benue State

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has signed a deal with the Benue State government to operate flights to the state capital, Makurdi in a few weeks’ time. ...

Nigeria earned N400.1bn from cargo sales in 2017:NCAA

Nigeria earned at least N400.1bn from cargo sales in 2017, from both local and international airlines. ...

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

TOP 10 MOST FAMOUS NIGERIANS IN ART, MUSIC AND SCULPTURE

TOP 10 MOST FAMOUS NIGERIANS IN ART, MUSIC AND SCULPTURE

NO. 1: Keziah Jones A Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He describes his musical style as "Blufunk", which is a fusion between raw blues elements and hard, edgy funk rhythms. Also his Nigerian roots in Yoruba music and sou...

TOURISM: LAGOS SET TO HOST 2017 BEAUTY PAGEANT

Lagos the commercial and busiest city in West Africa, and arguably the busiest in the entire African continent, is set to hold tourism, Art and Culture pageant come September this year. Lagos is known for her business tourism pote...

PECULIAR MARRIAGE PRACTISES IN NIGERIA

Nigeria is blessed with abundant human and natural resource, with its heterogeneous divergence in terms of cultural observance, multi lingual communication, spiritual inclination, vast land mass and fast growing population. Hence,...

THE UNIQUENESS OF ANCIENT KANO EMIRATE

THE UNIQUENESS OF ANCIENT KANO EMIRATE Kano Emirate (State) is a state located in Northern Nigeria. Created on May 27, 1967 from part of the Northern Region, Kano state borders Katsina State to the north-west, Jigawa State to th...

AFRICAN MOVIE ACADEMY AWARD SENEGAL OUT SHINE NIGERIA

The African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) held on Saturday the 16th of July 27, 2017 night at the Convention Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. It was a gathering of who and who in the film industry, the glamour ca...

SPORTS NEWS

Market analyst identifies the major Market players of the Global Sports Tourism in Africa

Market analyst identifies the major Market players of the Global Sports Tourism in Africa

The Global Sports Tourism Market Report By Marketdesk.org scrutinizes the overall market synopsis globally, their restraining factors, drivers, major challenges, opportunities, latest trends to stabilize the global Sports Tourism .

WAFU CUP: Nigeria Won and Lost to Ghana Again

The hosts defeated bitter rivals Nigeria with 4-1 on yesterday night to clinch the title at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Black Stars took the lead in the 44th minute of play, with Sarfo Kwadwo punishing slack defending from the Sup...

Nigeria to host UNWTO CAF 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reaffirmed Nigeria’s commitment to host African Tourism Ministers under the aegis of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission on Africa (CAF) next year....

OKAGBERE OTHERS RACED NIGERIA TO VICTORY

The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) held in Delta State Nigeria has seeing some of our Nigerian athletes flying the Nigeria flag high above their shoulders with a strong determination.  And this they showed in their perfo...

TWO HOSTS, ONE GAME, ONE TOURNAMENT

The acronym FIBA was originally coined out from French name Fédération Internationale de Basket-Ball. FIBA Africa confirmed on Friday night 30th of June, 2017 that Tunisia and Senegal will jointly host FIBA AfroBasket 2017 from S...

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BUSINESS TOURISM

NIGERIA ROAD SECTOR REFORM WILL GENERATE PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT

The Minister of Works, Mr Mike Onolememen, on Wednesday said the Federal Government’s road sector reforms would generate two billion dollars private investment. Onolememe...

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BUSINESS TOURISM

Nigeria becomes 25th largest economy in 2028

Nigeria is to become the 25th largest economy in the world by 2028, second only to Egypt in Africa. This will firmly consolidate the country’s place as the largest econom...

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BUSINESS TOURISM

Plateau is Safe, Open, Ready for Tourists and Investors - NATOP

The elective Annual General Meeting of the National Association Tour Operators (NATOP) held in Jos, Plateau State was not only an event to change and renew the practical ...

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