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Nigeria Music Maestro's Family House to be Opened as Heritage Museum

Nigeria Music Maestro's Family House to be Opened as Heritage Museum

The Ogun State Government on Monday said the ongoing renovation of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s family house into heritage museum would soon be completed. The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Olumuyiwa Oladipo, told the News Agenc...

NAN reports that the storey building Ransome Kuti family house, situated at Isabo in Abeokuta, had been abandoned for decades. In early 2017, Ogun government coll...

Nigeria’s $7bn shipping Industry is in Doldrums

Nigeria’s $7bn shipping Industry is in Doldrums

The maritime industry in Nigeria is very green and vast. With its long coastline, unique location, large oil and gas deposit, large and growing population, among others, Nigeria is well-positioned to transform its ports into attractive dest...

The range of available business opportunities include; Port and Terminal operations, shipping, stevedoring, ship brokerage services, marine insurance, ship chandli...

After India is Nigeria the next Nation to look out for?

After India is Nigeria the next Nation to look out for?

Written By: Other Media | Published: December-08-2018 | Category: Latest Travel and Tourism Reports
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After India is Nigeria the next nation to look out for? By Augustine Togonu-Bickersteth,London,England There are strange developments between Nigeria and India. India has a population of 1.36 Billion and the Nigerian Leader being the head ...

Sir Adesoji Aderemi . Nehru was first prime minister of India with political capital in Delhi and Sir Aderemi was first African Governor .He was governor of Weste...

Nigeria Ranks Poorly on Africa Visa Openness Index

Nigeria Ranks Poorly on Africa Visa Openness Index

Nigeria is notably missing among the top countries in the Africa Visa Openness Index, an annual survey conducted by the African Union (AU) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). Conversely, seven West African countries were listed among t...

a Presidential Executive Order of Ease of Doing Business. The policy is ostensibly aimed at boosting the economy and attracting foreign investments, but the polic...

Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage - UNWTO/UNESCO

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific ...

Nigeria Compiling List of Festivals Nationwide To Boost Tourism - Lai Muhammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as art of effo...

Ethiopian Crowned Best Airlines in Africa Award, for the 7th Consecutive year

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star global airline has won 2018 Best Airlines in Africa Award for the 7th year i...

Morocco Seeks Tourism Collaboration with Nigeria

The African Director, Moroccan National Tourism Office, Jalal Imani, has called for collaboration between his country and Nigeria to promote tourism in Africa. He m...

Nigeria: FTAN Calls for National Policy on Cultural Tourism

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) held her annual Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE) on November 21st and 22nd 2018, at Sh...

African Tourism Board to Launch at WTM London 2018

The African Tourism Board is set to be launched at the World Travel Market on Monday, November 5, 14:00,  Excel London World Travel Market North Gallery Room 4. Alre...

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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 Calls for Community Participation in Cultural Tourism Development

UNWTO Calls for Community Participation in Cultural Tourism Development

Cultural and heritage attractions are key to tourism development in many countries around the world, and innovation and technology can make these attractions more accessible while preserving their essence, the seminar concluded. I...

WTTC Launches Awards Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Last April the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) led the global tourism industry leaders and stakeholders to champion Sustainable Tourism in the areas of international wildlife preservation and conservation. WTTC's sustain...

Africa: Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Regional Economies

In compliance and activation of a United Nations mandate, one of her specialized agencies, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has since 2017 held several workshops, conferences, seminars and presentations, on economic tourism ...

Google Introduced a Travel Trends Tool

Google announces the launch of a new online tool that now allows users to track air fares according to the time of booking. ...

Africa: British Prime Minister Concludes Tour

British Prime Minister Theresa May has concluded her tour in Africa with new hopes to see more Britons visiting this continent, rich with wildlife, historical sites, and diversified cultures. ...

NIGERIA TOURISM

Federation Calls for Cultural Tourism Development Zones Across Nigeria

Federation Calls for Cultural Tourism Development Zones Across Nigeria

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) held her annual Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE) on November 21st and 22nd 2018, at Sheraton Hotel Abuja, where the President of the Federation, Alhaji...

US Embassy in Nigeria Funds Rock Arts Preservation

The United States of America has continued to show its appreciation and support of Nigeria's rich cultural heritage and tourism assets. This is contrary to the popular perception that the current United States administration, led ...

Olojo Festival Symbolises the First Day of Creation - Ooni of IFE

The Olojo Festival is a culture festival in the calendar of the Ile-Ife, Osun State which is located in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. It is the celebration of the remembrance of “Ogun”, god of Iron, who is believed to be the f...

International Tourism Grew by 7% in 2017 - UNWTO

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 ...

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 collaboration with the organizers of Weizo, arranged a 3-day familiarization...

HOSPITALITY NEWS

Nigeria Partnering With UNWTO To Implement Tourism Masterplan - Minister

Nigeria Partnering With UNWTO To Implement Tourism Masterplan - Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his ministry is partnering with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in the implementation of the National Tourism Development Masterplan, in ...

SHERATON Lagos Hotel to Host FEMI KUTI in a Live Concert

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, i...

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 propositi...

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...

AVIATION NEWS

Africa: Ethiopia Announced Visa-On-Arrival for African Travelers

Africa: Ethiopia Announced Visa-On-Arrival for African Travelers

Ethiopia has joined the list of growing African countries that have policy of visa-on-arrival for all African travellers. The idea of the African Union Agenda 2050 to unite the continent's peoples. The new travel policy is expecte...

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 participants at the event, Hadi Sirika revealed the name, logo and ...

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. ...

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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 m...

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...

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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Park Inn by Radisson opens in Bucharest

Park Inn by Radisson, a young and dynamic mid-market hotel brand for the growing clientele of Gen X and Y, has arrived in Romania: the Park Inn by Radisson Bucharest Hote...

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BUSINESS TOURISM

CNN AND NIGERIA GOVT TO BOOST CREATIVE TOURISM

The Federal Government has reached a tripartite partnership with UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and American news network, CNN, to boost the nation’s creative indu...

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BUSINESS TOURISM

African Countries To Lead World Mobile Money Market

VENTURES AFRICA – Head, Marketing and Strategy at Ericsson, Shiletsi Makhofane, has advised African banks and telecommunications operators to take advantage of the contin...

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