Assets Disposal: FG is Addressing MDAs Office Accommodation Challenge - Malami

Written by  |  Thursday, 12 November 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY
Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has compiled and submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari a comprehensive profile of Federal Government's Ministries, Departments and Agencies with office accommodation challenge.
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN made this known yesterday when a delegation from the Management of the National Institute For Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) paid him a courtesy visit in his Office.

Nura Kangiwa Heralds Tourism Capacity Development in NIHOTOUR

Written by  |  Thursday, 27 August 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY
Earlier this week, Nigeria's President, Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari appointed new Chief Executive Officers for agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism. Among the new appointees is Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, a tourism technocrat, who hails from a royal family in Kebbi State, North Western Nigeria. 

Hotel Employees to Down Tools Over Wages

Written by  |  Tuesday, 05 May 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other unions in the tourism and hotel industry have rejected the plan by some notable hotels in the country to owe workers’ salaries under the pretext of COVID-19 pandemic. The unions said they are already engaging the managements of the hotels from their deliberate attempt to owe workers, March and April salaries.

President of the Hotel and Personal Service Senior Staff Association (HAPSSSA), Adegbe Iyeh, said some employers in the industry are taking some actions contrary to industrial relations rules, which may jeopardize industrial peace in the sector.

Eco-Tourism Operations Suspended in Yankari Game Reserve - General Manager

Written by  |  Thursday, 23 April 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY

The Bauchi State Government recently announced the closure of Yankari Game Reserve in order to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus. The State's Commissioner for Tourism, Mr. Moddibbo Abdulkadir told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Bauchi that the decision to close the Yankari Game Reserve to the public was in conformity with the to State government public health guidelines on the rampaging Covid-19 pandemic. He said that although, hand washing facilities, sanitizers, scanners and other required items were provided in the popular game reserve, the need to restrict activities in the tourist site is in the best interest of visitors and staff.

FTAN Embarks on Sensitization Visits to Tourism Facilities in Nigeria

Written by  |  Saturday, 21 March 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY

The spiraling negative impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria’s hospitality and tourism sectors led the current leadership of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) to embark on sensitization visits to tourism facilities in Nigeria. Starting with Abuja yesterday, March 19th 2020, the President of FTAN, Alhaji Saleh Rabo, led a team of the Federation’s executive members to leading hospitality outlets including Transcorp Hilton hotel, Rockview Hotels and Kapital Klub Apartments.

Corona Virus: FTAN Confident of Nigeria Health Agencies Containment Measures

Written by  |  Wednesday, 11 March 2020 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has expressed confidence that Nigeria’s health officials’ effort at containing the Corona Virus would be successful, and that the Covid-19 scare should not stop leisure and business tourists from visiting Nigeria. The Tourism Federation gave this assurance on the culmination of their Governing Council Meeting held in Abuja March 5th 2020.

Nigeria Partnering With UNWTO To Implement Tourism Masterplan - Minister

Written by  |  Wednesday, 21 November 2018 00:00  |  Published in HOSPITALITY
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 order to optimally harness the country’s tourism potentials.
The Minister disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday when he declared open the Fourth Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition, organized by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN). “Ladies and gentlemen, I wish to

SHERATON Lagos Hotel to Host FEMI KUTI in a Live Concert

Written by  |  Saturday, 01 September 2018 00:00  |  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. 

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