Items filtered by date: August 2018
Saturday, 01 September 2018 00:00

BETTER WAYS TO TRAVEL WITH KIDS

Travel can be an enlightening and eye-opening experience for children of all ages: there are new foods, experiences and sights, not to mention quality family time. But travelling with children can also be an overwhelming proposition — unpredictable schedules, long packing lists and cranky kids are just a few of the challenges you may encounter along the way.

Published in HOSPITALITY

SHERATON Lagos Hotel will host the living legend Femi Kuti, live in concert, on 22nd September, 2018. Curated in partnership with media and entertainment company Chocolate City Group, the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, is set to enthrall music lovers, Afrobeat enthusiasts and members of Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) , with an exclusive live performance of his seventh studio album, One People One World. 

Published in HOSPITALITY
Saturday, 01 September 2018 00:00

LAGOS SET TO CELEBRATE WORLD COCONUT DAY

The Lagos State government in collaboration with the African Coconut Heritage Initiatives is set to host the 7th edition of the Coconut Heritage Festival tagged ‘AGUNKEFEST’ in commemoration of the 2018 World Coconut Day as listed in the State’s calendar of cultural events released earlier in the year. The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday, 2nd September, 2018 at the Suntan Beach Front, Badagry. 

Published in Travel Event News

International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest collection of Tourism Highlights. Growth in arrivals was echoed by a strong increase in exports generated by tourism, which reached US$ 1.6 trillion in 2017, making tourism the world’s third-largest export sector.

Published in LEISURE TOURISM

The annual Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE), organized by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), holds on November  21st to 22nd 2018 at the prestigious Ladi Kwali Hall in Sheraton Hotel Abuja.

NTIFE is a tourism conference and exhibition event that creates a beneficial atmosphere for Nigerian State Governments, destination management organizations and tourist service providers to showcase their tourism potentials to investors.

Published in Travel Event News

Today, there are no longer only travel wish lists, but also so-called “not-to-go lists”. Since many places are so seasonally overloaded, we call it over-tourism.

Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

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

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM
Friday, 03 August 2018 00:00

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.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM

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 Kevin Hart’s comedy outfit, Laugh Out Loud; Lionsgate, and Just For Laughs team picked the best 10. Still, Pascal Atuma’s Sweet Revenge made the top 10m list.  

Published in ENTERTAINMENT

 

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 region endorsed this by embarking on different integration schemes to foster cooperation and development among member states; the most important among all being the Free Movement Protocol. In May 1979, ECOWAS member States adopted their first protocol relating to the Free Movement of Persons, Residence and Establishment.

Published in BUSINESS TOURISM