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5 time-saving tips for parents who travel a lot

There are so many apps to help parents who require assistance with parenting. Parents who travel a lot need to take advantage of this technology to help save time and reduce stress. For instance,hotel booking and banking apps can help parent transfer money from a distant location to a child who needs it urgently. With banking apps, you can deposit checks from your phone, while calendar apps can send alerts that will remind the parent of key family-related appointments and events.

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Tourism Devt. Fund: Private sector should take lead – Adejuwon

Plans by the Federal Government of Nigeria to float a Tourism Development Fund, as one of the steps aimed at tackling paucity of funds in the sector has been described as the best option to funding tourism projects much as the industry is basically private sector’s inclined and entirely business oriented. Dr. Franklin Adejuwon, a Sustainable Tourism Expert, made this assertion while reacting to the statements credited to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, Mrs. Nkechi Ejele, that President Muhammadu Buhari has advised that they should establish Tourism Development Fund to help in the growth of the sector.

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Tourists at Osun festival

Devotees, tourists celebrate yet another Osun festival

THE frenzy of activity in the ancient town of Osogbo last week Friday was indescribable as devotees of Osun as well as lovers of culture trooped out for yet another celebration of goddess of Osun river. The celebration of the Osun festival dates back to the 13th century and has grown to become the most famous of all traditional festivals in the South-Western part of the country.

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Aerial view of the reception area of Tinapa Resort.

Destinations for children during summer break

Children love a picnic, even when you are having it in your own backyard. Luckily you don’t have to look far for an ideal setting, La Campagne Tropicana Beach resort offers an ideal setting for a memorable family picnic. The resort located in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State offers a unique blend of natural environments which include a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sandy beach and the warm Atlantic sea.

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Mark Loxley, Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel’s GM with some guests at a cocktail in the hotel.

Hoteliers look forward to better business later this year – Loxley

THE hospitality sub sector of the tourism industry in Nigeria is hopeful that the second half of this year will be better because of the renewed hope in the country’s economy after the last general election. The hospitality sector had it so rough last year because of the Ebola and security issues that plagued the country as well as the heightened fear about the last elections in the country.

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Etienne Gailliez, General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja with other managers holding the awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja shines at World Travel awards

“To win the World Travel Awards in five categories is unprecedented in Nigeria and we are delighted that our efforts at delivering world class experiences consistently to our Guests are recognised and appreciated. It is a fitting reward for the hard work and dedication of our Team Members especially in the past year. The awards are, therefore, dedicated to all our Team Members”, Etienne concluded.

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