Items filtered by date: June 2018

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

Published in AVIATION TRENDS

The director general Capt. Muhtar Usman, who stated this during the quarterly business meeting of the aviation round table in Lagos, said the country witnessed an increase in passenger traffic in 2017 as against the preceding 2016 with revenue from ticket sales by airlines increasing by 14.2 per cent (N82.7 billion more in 2017) compared to the N422.4 billion sold in 2016.

Published in AVIATION TRENDS

New Zealand announced plans Friday to introduce a tourist tax and increase other fees for international visitors to fund infrastructure development in the face of a tourist boom.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Following a major restructuring and reforms of the Nigerian Aviation sector by the Federal Government, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says about 3.4 million passengers travelled through Nigerian airports during the first quarter of 2018 as against the 2.6 million passengers recorded in first quarter of 2017.

Published in AVIATION TRENDS

To ensure the best travelling experience, you need to research and plan everything carefully. There are certain steps that will help you plan the best trip.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Bavarian which is the largest German state by land area, reviewed that in 2017 guests from all over the world stayed in local hotels and guesthouses for 94 million nights. During their stays, the most important aspects were nature and the mountains of the region.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Lagos, Nigeria - The roads are empty, the only signs of life are birds chirping and foremen working the courtyards. It is early morning in Lagos' affluent Lekki area, and a makeup artist is rushing to get Sandra Tubobereni ready for a busy day ahead.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

Director-General of the National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has disclosed plans to move the headquarters of the World Crafts Council (WCC) to Abuja. This is also as he praised travel and tourism writers in the country for driving discourse and ‘constantly pushing agenda and operators to improving the tourism sector of the national economy.’

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

The Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, has described the ongoing 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa (CAF) in Abuja as one of the most successful events of the global body.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, AT THE 61ST MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION REGIONAL COMMISSION FOR AFRICA (UNWTO-CAF) HELD AT THE CONGRESS HALL OF THE TRANSCORP HILTON HOTEL, ABUJA, 4TH-6TH JUNE, 2018.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS
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